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'Daily Voting News' For January 6, 2009

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org As expected the Minnesota senatorial recount is going to court.

If you have been reading this space for the past couple of weeks you know that auditors have been asked to review the financial records of Buddy Johnson's Hillsborough Co Florida supervisor of elections office. Just why did Buddy, the outgoing supervisor, go to the county and ask for $2.3M for cost overruns? It seems the auditors have found more mysteries than they have found answers....

  • National: Report: Slow Mail Blocks Many Military Voters LINK
  • National: Press Release - Overseas Vote Foundation and National Defense Committee Applaud Constructive Reports from the Pew Center on the States and NIST https://www.overseasvotefoundation.org/files/Joint%20Statement_OVF-NDC%20on%20Pew%20and%20NIST%20studies%20(6Jan09).pdf
  • National: Congress should abolish the Election Assistance Commission LINK
  • CO: Clerks back status quo on voting machines LINK
  • FL: Hillsborough County - Johnson's Costs Can't Be Verified LINK
  • FL: Hillsborough County - Audit on Buddy Johnson's spending uncovers mysteries LINK
  • MN: Recount: Results certified, Franken up, but no senator yet LINK
  • MN: Coleman sues over Minnesota Senate recount result LINK
  • MS: Mississippi's priorities misplaced LINK
  • TX: State senator seeks end to straight-ticket voting LINK
  • UT: Utah's military voters don't get enough time, report says LINK
  • WA: Washington uses Web to Ease Voter Registration LINK
  • WV: Tennant Prepares to Take Office, Hires Deputy Secretary LINK
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