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'Daily Voting News' For May 20 and 21, 2007

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org When counties are left to make their own decisions many of them take the right road. Harrison Co. Mississippi is replacing their Diebold TSx DREs with optical-scan machines. Three counties in Iowa have also decided to come together so they can bargain as one with Diebold for optical-scan machines and AutoMark. And when one goes looking for heroes they only need to look at Texas State Sen. Mario Gallegos. Gallegos had a liver transplant earlier this year. The State Senate is deciding whether the voters in the state need to have a Voter ID. The only way to block the legislation is for all of the Democrats to vote alike (they will) and to be available for a vote. Sen. Gallegos had a hospital bed set-up in an office less than a hundred feet from his desk on the floor. The bill has been blocked so far....
  • NAtional: Editorial - Ballot Boxing Congress should proceed cautiously in requiring new voting procedures. LINK
  • NAtional: Efforts to stop 'voter fraud' may have curbed legitimate voting LINK
  • NAtional: E-Voting Video of the Moment: NBC's HEROES Hacks an Election LINK
  • NAtional: Ultimate Nightmare for Democracy: High Confidence Yet Total Fraud LINK
  • NAtional: Dump touch-screen voting machines? LINK
  • CA: UC Pivotal in State Voting System Review LINK
  • CA: Riverside County - 2 Ballots, 1 Gorilla LINK
  • CA: San Diego County - Going from bad to worse LINK
  • CA: San Diego County - Voter Oppression Moves to San Diego! LINK
  • FL: Florida Presidential Primary Moved Up LINK
  • FL: Crist signs bill requiring voting paper trail LINK
  • IA: Three counties band together to buy voting machines LINK
  • MS: Harrison County - Harrison supervisors to buy more optical scan voting machines LINK
  • PA: Lackawanna County - E-voting 'work in progress' LINK
  • PA: Lackawanna County - Better odds for write-in candidates LINK
  • PA: Philadelphia - Urban Warrior | A post-election look at poll problems LINK
  • TX: Mario is back LINK
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