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Voting News: NY Count the ballots - 'best way to settle disputes.' Bridgeport Conn to have recount

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Indiana voter describes "Voting as a deaf blind person" ..Bridgeport Conn to allow recount...Colorado Sunshine law partly cloudy after Election Day..Palm Beach Election sup changes mind,will consider new modems instead of whole new voting system. Modems are $1,500 each??.Minn. canvas board launches recount, battle over rules...Nevada SoS says time to replace old voting machines...New York: "It's time to count the paper ballots. That is the best way to settle these disputes and get on with governing." ~NY Times...

All this and more in today's voting news below...

Voting as a deaf blind person (the challenges she faced) 
So yeah- for the time being I'll still vote at the polls, however I reluctantly realize that my time is drawing near, much sooner than I care to admit, where I am probably going to have to retreat to the ranks of others who vote via absentee ballot in order to perform my duty as a citizen to vote.

AK: Miller Brings Alaska Senate Election Lawsuit To State Court 

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CA: San Leandro mayor's race drawing to a close 
Santos has until Wednesday to challenge

CA: Our View: Of instant runoffs and our democracy (Pasadena) 

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CO: Sunshine law partly cloudy after Election Day - The Denver Post 
When public records are withheld, they cease to be open public records. And with a trend in Colorado to prevent citizen and media oversight and verification of election results, the electorate should be asking, "Are these our elections?"

CO: SOS-elect Gessler dubbed "real activist in support of voter suppression' 

CT: City agrees to unseal ballots for recount by Post, citizen groups(Bridgeport) A recount "will answer the questions that a lot of people are asking," said Luther Weeks, executive director of and the CT Citizen Election Audit Coalition. "It will resolve those questions."

FL: Bucher changes mind: Now willing to fix voting system instead of buying new one  
She said she is now telling the company that sold the county its equipment to show her modem options - options she had previously called too unreliable to trust with voting results.
Bucher said she's been told each modem would cost about $1,500 plus an install fee. She thinks she might need as many as 450 or 500.

FL: Osceola Complaint attached (Contest-of-Election Lawsuit) 
This contest-of-election complaint (attached) filed yesterday in Osceola District Court includes absentee ballot fraud (individuals shown as having voted by absentee ballot who never voted; and people who voted for one candidate but are shown as voting for the other candidate); memory card failures; the forceful and extensive shaking of voting machines; the unlawful rejection of Provisional ballots; the failure to count military overseas ballots; the failure of the optical scans to read certain colors and types of ink; and much more.

GA: Fraudsters Target Absentee Ballots (McIntosh County) The women were charged with three felony counts of mishandling absentee ballots, after a local postal worker tipped off authorities that one of them mailed a stack of ballots before the November 2nd general election.
Kemp says people trying to throw elections manipulate absentee ballots, more often in rural counties with smaller populations:

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Guam: MUST SEE VIDEO. Gutierrez Files Lawsuits Seeking to Overturn Results of 2010 Gubernatorial Election Cites every sort of voter disenfranchisement and conflicts of interest. Non citizens, underage voters, totals changed, undervotes were rejected by machines, machine recount mutilitated & chewed up ballots.

Guam: Amended Complaints Filed In Gutierrez Election Lawsuit Read the Amended Complaint Filed in District Court

MA: Voter fraud charges alleged - Activist group singled out 

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