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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org
The folks in Alaska may have a good idea that needs to be discussed (see the first article below). Essentially they are suggesting a separate, national, hand counted, paper ballot for President. Any registered voter can vote anywhere on that single race. The immediately apparent advantage is that it will enfranchise voters who may be away from home as they can walk into any polling place on election day, prove they are registered and vote the presidential ballot and that ballot would be counted, by hand, right along with every other ballot gathered at the polls. Of course, a glaring argument against is that this would require a national voter registration data base and states are having trouble just getting it right for themselves without joining all 50 plus the territories together into one. It may be an idea worth discussion and thought though. ...
NAtional: Editorial - Alaska editorial: Nation needs a single, presidential paper ballot LINK
KS: Sedgwick County - Landwehr's opponent contests vote
Democratic challenger Walt Chappell claims an error or fraud occurred in the election; Rep Brenda Landwehr says there's no validity to the accusations. LINK
OH: Fairfield County - Diebold taking blame for invalid election results LINK
OH: Washington County - State ousts final elections board official LINK
PA: Chester County - Recount will be a test of voting system LINK
NJ: Opinion - Ballots obtained by messengers open door for voting fraud LINK
TX: Waller County - Waller officials vote to abolish elections office LINK
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