Is a Colorado election bill trying to do too much?...Buying of Pa. judicial elections troubling...Fort Bend County TX Reports Problems With Electronic Poll List...The ACLU of Virginia accused Gov. Bob McDonnell of reinstating a "literacy test" in Virginia for non violent ex-felons...New Voting Machines Stoke Filipinos' Fears...Diebold ATMs are hackable too - BofA Insider to Plead Guilty to Hacking (Diebold) ATMs...
All this and more in today's voting news below....
AK: Sec. Daniels Announces New Mobile Application for Arkansans to Verify Voter Registration Information
Don't use your iPad to sign a digital petition in CA and expect it to count.
CO: Colorado may need rescuing from voting bill
The bill is still under construction and presently weighs in at roughly 69 pages
Allowing third-party organizations to collect and deliver votes to polling stations
Co: Bayfield town election results change
or http://tinyurl.com/y77h9u8 The recount was requested after Mayor Rick Smith and Town Clerk Marianne Jones examined the election results and found the election judge's tally of votes did not match the final results presented to the board.
CO: Questions have not been answered
IL: Swansea, Illinois Man and East St. Louis Precinct Committeeman Arraigned on Federal Tax and Election Offenses
MD: Maryland Assembly backs voter registration at 16
NC: BofA Insider to Plead Guilty to Hacking ATMs (Diebold ATM)
Any guess which company supplies Bank of America's hackable ATM systems?...
NV: Secretary of state, treasurer accused of ethical violations
http://tinyurl.com/y7xu45w A Republican candidate for attorney general is claiming advertisements for the census featuring Nevada Secretary of State Ross Miller appear to be in violation of state law.
PA: EDITORIAL: Buying of Pa. judicial elections troubling
http://tinyurl.com/yyttpus ...in two-thirds of the cases (67 percent) before that same court in 2008 and 2009, at least one of the litigants, lawyers, or law firms had contributed to the election campaign of at least one justice. In nearly half of the cases (46 percent), a single litigant, lawyer, or law firm had contributed to at least four of the six elected justices' election campaigns.
TX: Fort Bend County Reports Problems With Electronic Poll List, Glitch Forces Manual Verification Of Voters *
...Because of the glitch, poll workers are having to manually record the voter's name and address on the poll book and then manually issue a code that allows them to cast their ballot, Oldham said.