All this and more in today's voting news below...
AL: ADC files complaint against judge over ad
http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/article/20100720/NEWS02/7200322/ADC-files-complaint-against-judge-over-ad The Alabama Democratic Conference has filed a complaint against Circuit Court Judge Patricia Warner over what the organization's chairman said are questionable and misleading campaign tactics.
The "advertisement" in question was a sample ballot printed under the banner of the Montgomery County Democratic Conference.
Reed said in his letter that the flier was a fraud because only the state organization can make endorsements in state races.
AL: U.S. set to defend Voting Rights Act against Shelby County challenge
The U.S. Department of Justice will mount a vigorous defense against a Shelby County lawsuit that seeks to have parts of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 ruled unconstitu tional, a DOJ spokeswoman said.
http://annistonstar.com/bookmark/8816845-Councilman-Ben-Little-files-suit-seeking-clarity-on-state-law Little has said that Anniston attorney Donald Stewart's contributions to the campaigns of several local judges has influenced their rulings. He reiterated those claims Monday, saying people without Stewart's resources can't expect a fair hearing.
AZ: Important information for ALL voters
If you have a drivers license you can register to vote online right now!
AZ: Cooperation is right approach in voting probe
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The intent of a flier being circulated in the border city of San Luis, Ariz. about a voter fraud investigation is disputed, but it does seem to be an attempt to undermine the probe.
CA: Fresno woman charged with 30 counts of voter fraud
http://abclocal.go.com/kfsn/story?section=news/politics&id=7566375 A complaint filed in Fresno County Superior Court on Monday charges Holland in 10 of those cases. She's charged with 10-counts of forgery, 10-counts of perjury and 10-counts of filing false documents. Holland faces up to 10-years in prison if convicted.
CA: Board gets another look at non-citizen voting plan(San Francisco)
The measure would limit non-citizen voting to the school board election and only include parents and guardians of students in the school district.
CT: Supreme Court allows more public funds for Fedele campaign
The state Supreme Court today refused to block Republican gubernatorial candidate Michael C. Fedele from seeking an additional $312,500 in public financing for his campaign
CO: Track your ballot via email or text
FL: Are Florida Primaries too close to the general election?
This year Florida will hold its primaries on August 24th just 11 weeks before the general election
GA: Scanners Speed Primary Voting
http://www.gpb.org/news/2010/07/20/scanners-speed-primary-voting Poll workers in 31 counties have been using bar code scanners on voters' drivers licenses at check-in.
GA: Glitch slows Cherokee voting, no results impacted*
Some technological glitches and one operator error slowed the tallying of voting results in Cherokee County Tuesday and caused about 500 ballots to have to be recounted.
GA: Handful of voting hiccups in Effingham County on Tuesday
A few minor issues were reported at various voting locations across the county, including the lone precinct in Clyo at the community center.
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