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'Daily Voting News' For June 9 and 10, 2007

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org Did you know that the Iraq Spending Bill passed by Congress last week also guaranteed that states that had not yet complied with HAVA would not lose their funding? Well it did that. A hidden provision in the bill extended the HAVA deadline for purchase of new voting systems out two years. Who benefited from this extension? New York state and at least one Pennsylvania County; Bucks....
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