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'Daily Voting News' For March 10, 2009

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of Today a very heated debate began in the Texas legislature over a more robust Voter ID law than the state presently has. The new legislation would require a photo identification or the use of alternative forms of identification such as utility bills or bank statements on top of a voter registration card or other personal identification. The GOP will call witnesses to include officials from Georgia and Indiana, two of the states that require a photo identification. Democrats will be calling witnesses from civil rights organizations.

Al Franken's attorneys, in Minnesota, have said they will probably rest their case tomorrow. ...

  • CA: Los Angeles County - Counting Ballots and Sifting Through the Results LINK
  • FL: Touch-screen voting resurfaces in court LINK
  • FL: Florida: Court Hears Arguments on Voting Law LINK
  • MN: Flashback: Coleman Said To Spare State Cost Of Recount -- But Is Now Angling For Multi-Million Dollar Election LINK
  • MN: Coleman vs. Franken continues. Will Arctic ice cap melt before Minnesota gets new senator? LINK
  • MN: Franken, in D.C., says he sees 'a light at the end of the tunnel' LINK
  • MN: Democrats Will Not Seat Franken Until Minnesota Courts Are Done LINK
  • MN: Smaller vote pool may hurt Coleman LINK
  • MN: Franken's case to rest Wednesday After a week of testimony and evidence, Franken's lawyers say they are satisfied they have made their case. LINK
  • MS: Opinion - Voter ID: Supporters missed opportunity LINK
  • MS: Senate bid to revive voter ID fails LINK
  • MT: Opinion: Mail ballots expansion just makes good sense LINK
  • NY: A Love Affair With Lever Voting Machines LINK
  • NY: Paper Ballot Votes Handcounted in Staten Island Election LINK
  • NY: Schuyler Co. Facing $100,000 Deficit Under HAVA LINK
  • NY: Schuyler County Voting Machine Concerns LINK
  • NY: Schuyler seeks state OK to keep lever voting LINK
  • OH: Scholars to study Ohio's high use of provisional ballots LINK
  • TN: Carter County - Voter Confidence Act must be implemented by 2010 LINK
  • TX: Contested Progreso election thrust into voter ID debate LINK
  • TX: Voter ID battle heads to Senate LINK
  • TX: Democrats decry voter ID bill ahead of hearing today LINK
  • TX: Viewpoint: ID bill a waste of time LINK
  • TX: Voter ID expert witness wasn't confirmed for federal post LINK
  • TX: Voter ID: 1 million voters without a driver's license? LINK
  • TX: Debate over voter ID opens in Senate LINK
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