Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org
7 days until Election Day.
Florida Governor Charlie Crist has declared an emergency in the state and has decreed that polling places are to stay open overtime. Polls will now be open for up to 12 hours a day across the state. Now we will wait to see if any county election officials decide to file a lawsuit against the Governor so the poll hours are not extended.
The Brennan Center and VerifiedVoting have sent a letter to 16 Secretaries of State warning them about vote flipping on their ES&S iVotronic DREs. We certainly hope the Secretaries pay attention and accept the suggestions in the letter....
Featured - FL: Florida declares emergency, extends early voting hours LINK
Featured - National: Letter to Secretaries of State re: iVotronic "Vote Flipping" LINK
National: A Vote for More Secure Elections LINK
National: Editorial - HAVA, intended as reform, shows other consequences LINK
National: Election-Day voter logjams feared LINK
National: Watchdog Groups Urge Voters to Reject Provisional Ballots
Groups hope to settle challenges at polls; feds will monitor fraud claims LINK
National: Election Law Changes Likely to Increase Litigation LINK
National: A Voting System That Keeps it Real LINK
CA: Voter Caging in Northern Cali? LINK
FL: State of emergency: Crist orders longer voting hours LINK
FL: Miami-Dade County - Calls For Longer Voting Hours Continue Amid High Turnout LINK
GA: Diebold's 'Express' Voter Registration Computers (Again) Lead to Long Waits in GA's Early Voting LINK
GA: Clayton County - Long lines, few machines hamper voting in Georgia county LINK
LA: Democratic Party questions voter cancellations LINK
MD: Md. ready for increased turnout at polls LINK
MO: Carnahan predicts 76 percent voter turnout LINK
NC: Voting irregularities past and present surface as election looms LINK
NC: Brunswick County - Machine error in Oak Island means no paper trail for some votes LINK
NH: Sort and Stack Elections In New Hampshire LINK
NJ: Hudson County - Election jitters?
Academic report spurs concerns over electronic voting machines LINK
OH: Judge rules on addresses for homeless voters LINK
SC: SC Voting Machines Prone to Problems, Warns USC Computer Science Chairman LINK
VA: Kaine responds to election readiness claim LINK
VA: Kaine Says State Prepared for Record Turnout LINK
VA: Va. elections officials say they're prepared to handle huge turnout LINK
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