by Ellen Theisen, Dave Klein and John Washburn
Under the current Voting Rights Act, U.S. Department of Justice approval will be needed to implement a newly passed Georgia law requiring proof of citizenship to register to vote, a law which "opponents say would keep the poor, elderly and minorities away from the ballot box." Will a Supreme Court decision on the VRA nullify or uphold this law? The anticipated "stricter" Texas Voter ID law appears to be in progress....
NAtional: Electronic voting machines in U.S. at risk from foreign hackers attacking military computers LINK NAtional: Saving Dollars, Saving Democracy--Cost Savings for Local Elections Officials Through Voter Registration Modernization LINK CA: All-mail voting pilot project for Yolo County gets state panel's OK LINK IL: New-age voting idea meets old-time politics in Illinois LINK IN: Indiana bill would allow online voter registration LINK IN: Arrows may give way to ovals; Ballots, machines could change by 2010 election LINK GA: Georgia follows Arizona on citizenship-proof for voters LINK GA: Secretary of State Handel Announces Consent Order with Fulton County Regarding Dumping of Voter Registration Cards LINK MN: With Specter Switch, Minnesota Senate Race Could Drag On for Months--or Longer LINK MS: City office primary election results LINK OH: Campaigners fined for illegal '08 votes LINK SC: GOP Seeks Voting Changes; Opponents See Chilling Effect LINK TX: NEW voter ID proposal circulated in Legislature LINK
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