by Ellen Theisen, Dave Klein and John Washburn
More New York counties join the resistance to switching from lever machines to optically scanned ballots. Smartmatic brought the wrong cable to its all-important demo in the Philippines and caused a short circuit in the optical scanner. Voter ID and Internet voting continue to be in the news. And an error was discovered in TrueBallot's counting of the votes in Aspen's IRV election – but it didn't affect the outcome....
NAtional: SOTOMAYOR v SESSIONS: Obama Supreme Court nomination sets up battle over voting rights LINK NAtional: Congress Must Help Military Vote LINK NAtional: The Court's NAMUDNO Decision: Judging the Costs and Efficiency of Preclearance LINK NAtional: Lower the Voting Age LINK NAtional: JAMES P. PINKERTON: Will Democrats Become a Permanent Majority Thanks to Internet Voting? LINK CO: [Aspen] Mayoral Vote Tally Corrected; Outcome Stays the Same LINK HI: Poor turnout in Hawaii election clouds use of digital voting technology LINK KS: Beware of claims of voter fraud LINK MN: Despite Coleman-Franken fallout, Pawlenty scotched all election reform LINK MN: Minn. group sues over voter registration records LINK MS: Hosemann hopeful for voter ID effort LINK NY: City Resists State on Voting-Machine Program LINK NY: County protests voting machine rule LINK NY: Long live the voting lever LINK NY: More counties urge state to keep lever voting LINK TX: Controversial Voter ID Bill stalled with split vote; Strauss may decide issue LINK Estonia: Estonia opens way to digital voting LINK Philippines: Smoke comes out of a poll machine: But poll exec satisfied with demo LINK Philippines: Accuracy of poll machines to be tested again LINK ENtertainment: American Idol results: Adam Lambert was robbed! LINK
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