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'Daily Voting News' For July 17, 2008

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org In fairness I need to clarify my statement, in this space, of yesterday. There are many national organizations who are working, behind the scenes mostly, in many states. That does not change my opinion that we need to stop our emphasis on trying to get federal legislation passed through Congress. It is just not going to happen. Not only has it become a partisan issue, though it should not be, but the House and Senate leadership does not seem to be on the side of transparent, verifiable, audited elections. We should change our strategy to stop any damaging federal election legislation while working hard in the states to change their mind-sets. The state strategy has already worked in many states. And just today Centre Co Pennsylvania announced they are moving from DREs to optical-scan. ...
  • National: Michael Collins: Election Fraud and Tyranny (2) LINK
  • AL: Lee County - Cost of the election: $60 a vote LINK
  • AZ: Cochise County - County meetings to offer information for voters LINK
  • CT: Fairfield Panel: Rosy Views and Thorny Issues LINK
  • IL: DuPage County - Columnist - Election commission is challenged to explain voting machine accuracy LINK
  • NY: Westchester County - Concerns over storage of voting machines LINK
  • OH: Ohio county fires back at voting machine company LINK
  • PA: Centre County - County mulls voting system LINK
  • PA: Centre County - Having paper trail to cost county Leased machines would result in $1.8 million bill LINK
  • PA: Centre County - County commissioners approve leasing new voting machines LINK
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