Guest Blogged by Dave Klein and John Washburn on behalf of VotersUnite.org
We are thankful for the opportunity to honor the work of John Gideon by continuing the Daily Voting News. We appreciate the encouragement expressed and patience during this transition under trying times. Because multiple days are covered in this issue of the DVN, news items within a given state are in chronological order; the date of publication appears in headline of the article for this issue only.
Voter participation issues (such as photo ID and caging) have been much in the news....
NAtional: (April 28, 2009) Majority of Americans Support Voting Reforms LINK NAtional: (April 29, 2009) Expanding Voter Participation: The Roadmap is Clear LINK NAtional: (April 30, 2009) RNC Wants Out of Consent Decree Prohibiting Them from Voter Caging LINK NAtional: (May 1, 2009) Voting System Industry Market Failure Could Lead to Its Disappearance LINK NAtional: (April 24, 2009) Sequoia WinEDS v 4.0 Test Plan LINK CA: (April 29, 2009) County (Riverside) pursues voting costs LINK CA: (April 29, 2009) Cuts will hurt - from elections to animal control, officials say LINK CA: (April 29, 2009) Voting Changes will Save Money LINK CA: (April 30, 2009) Humboldt County - Diebold/Premier's Humboldt County Termination Letters LINK FL: (April 27, 2009) Democracy under Attack in Florida LINK FL: (April 29, 2009) Voting 'Reform': Shadowy, Shameful Legislation LINK MD: (April 30, 2009) Guarding ballot access LINK MO: (April 29, 2009) UM study: Americans like early voting, voter ID proposals LINK MO: (April 29, 2009) Election officials pan voter ID LINK MN: (April 28, 2009) Election reform: early voting LINK MS: (April 29, 2009) Mississippi needs Section 5, voter ID and early voting LINK MS: (April 30, 2009) Hosemann pushes ballot initiative for voter ID By AMBER CRAIG LINK MS: (April 30, 2009) Mississippi leader seeks to block voter ID LINK MS: (May 1, 2009) Two lawmakers move voter ID to court LINK NY: (May 2, 2009) New Yorkers and Local Governments Acting Now To Save Our Lever Voting System LINK OK: (April 28, 2009) THE PEOPLE SPEAK: IDs won’t slow down election balloting LINK RI: (April 30, 2009) House committees approve E-Verify, photo ID measures LINK SC: (April 29, 2009) The House could take up a controversial "early voting" bill. LINK SC: (April 28, 2009) Carnahan blasts voter ID bill LINK TX: (April 23, 2009) Euless rep says voter ID bill will prevent fraud, boost voter participation LINK TX:(April 27, 2009) First day of early voting kicks off LINK TX: (April 28, 2009) House GOP Caucus: Texas must have voter ID law LINK TX: (April 29, 2009) Voter ID compromise circulates on House floor LINK TX: (April 29, 2009) Waco’s Doc Anderson calls for action on voter photo ID LINK TX: (April 29, 2009) Republican says Voter ID bill could get stricter LINK TX: (April 29, 2009) 71 Republicans issue statement on voter i.d. LINK TX: (April 30, 2009) Groups already opposed to voter ID legislation reject latest version LINK TX: (April 30, 2009) Compromise would allow two non-photo IDs to replace one photo ID for voting LINK TX: (April 30, 2009) Voter ID compromise gets cool reception; Most House Republicans oppose delay in effective date. LINK Belgium: (April 29, 2009) Fortis chiefs hit by shoes and voting machine at EGM LINK LINK India: (April 30th, 2009) Are you voting today? LINK Thailand: (29 Apr 2009) Families of officers on poll duty may be deprived of right to vote LINK
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