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'Daily Voting News' For April 6, 2007

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org Voters of the United States have certain rights as American citizens. Among those rights is the right to vote for people who represent us in the local, state or federal government and to have our vote counted as we cast it. We also have the right to have our vote cast in secret. Presently our rights are in danger due to HAVA and its promoting the use of Direct Recording Electronic (DRE) voting machines which are not accurate and may not maintain the secrecy of our vote. HR-811 does nothing to safeguard our rights, in fact it helps to remove those rights by allowing the further use of DRE voting machines. Some in the Election Integrity community speak about compromises that would allow the continued use of DREs but with some restrictions. Any compromise of a right is a violation of that right. (With a tip of the hat to Paul Lehto)...
  • NAtional: ACTION ALERT: Contact Congress to Ban DRE Voting Machines and Amend HR 811 LINK
  • NAtional: Professor lectures about electronic voting LINK
  • CA: Opinion - No vote of confidence Now is not the time for the secretary of state to be changing the rules LINK
  • CO: Easier vote-from-home proposal gains ground Absentee status could be automatic LINK
  • FL: FL-13 - Election task force has extensive authority LINK
  • MD: Senate passes voting paper trail bill Legislation is short on specifics compared to House version LINK
  • OH: Provisional ballots to be all paper LINK
  • OH: Brunner issues Ohio voter ID rules LINK
  • OH: No Provisional Voting Allowed on Electronic Voting Machines in Ohio LINK
  • OH: Seizing the Polls LINK
  • OH: Cuyahoga County - Removal hearing for Cuyahoga elections chariman delayed one week LINK
  • SC: St. George election commission to hear protest on Friday LINK
  • VA: Phaseout of Touch Screen Voting Devices to Begin LINK
  • WA: Editorial - Registration deadlines are fine just as they are LINK
  • WI: Burlington - Election flip-flop: Petrie wins Burlington chairman's race; Ruud to seek recount LINK
  • **"Daily Voting News" is meant as a comprehensive listing of reports each day concerning issues related to election and voting news around the country regardless of quality or political slant. Therefore, items listed in "Daily Voting News" may not reflect the opinions of VotersUnite.Org or OpEdNews.Com**

     

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