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'Daily Voting News' For February 19, 2009

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org Here we are again opening our elections system to a vendor and software that has not been tested by any test lab or certified to be used on any voting system. Aspen Colorado is going to hold a mock election using two different modes of Instant Runoff Voting (IRV). In order to do this with the voting machines they will be using the city has hired "True Ballot" to write the software to count the ballots on the optical scan machines in use by the city. Yes this is a mock election. But who expects that once a decision on which IRV system will be used the new software will be removed from the machines and never used until it has been certified for use on those machines....
  • Featured - CO: Public weighs instant runoff in mock election LINK
  • CO: Colorado Western Slope Excluded from Election Reform Commission LINK
  • CO: Mesa County - Battle over all paper ballots brewing LINK
  • FL: Three-vote margin spurs Palm Beach mayoral ballot recount Saturday LINK
  • FL: New voting machines coming to St Johns County LINK
  • KS: Topeka legislator's voter ID bill stalls LINK
  • MN: Opinion - Is Team Coleman stalling? LINK
  • MN: Senate recount trial: Franken legal win streak continues LINK
  • MN: Coleman lawyers blast judges After two adverse rulings, Coleman team says panel has created a "legal quagmire." LINK
  • MN: Coleman's quagmire LINK
  • NE: New bill would allow voter registration on Election Day LINK
  • NM: State seeks change after audit to cover federal funds, pay bills LINK
  • SD: ACLU Sues South Dakota Secretary Of State Over Illegal Voter Disfranchisement LINK
  • TX: Editorial - Voter ID legislation innocuous at best, politically malevolent at worst LINK
  • WI: Walworth County - Recount tonight in Darien LINK
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