Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org
Today's 'Featured' article begins, "Florida's Department of State is proposing a few strategically placed words that would gut Florida Statute 104.29, a brief but powerful law that currently offers Florida citizens their greatest protection for election observation. The altered language is buried on page 61 of a 68-page elections bill1 still in draft form, which, as soon as it is finalized, will be presented to the State Legislature for approval.
Also 'Featured' are two press releases from Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney's website with regards to new legislation that will help military and overseas voters.
Correction: In this space yesterday I inferred that Humboldt Co had made the decision to move from Premier/Diebold to another vendor based on the problems encountered by the county in the Nov. 2008 elections. In fact the decision to change vendors had been made before that election....
Featured - FL: A New Attack on Civil Liberties by Florida's Secretary of State LINK
Featured - National: Reps. Maloney and Honda Introduce Bill Protecting Rights of Military and Overseas Voters LINK
Featured - National: Reps. Maloney and Honda Introduce Bill to Bring Oversight to Voting Program Office for Americans Abroad LINK
National: Excerpts of the CIA analyst's warning to EAC about cyber vote fraud that have not been made public LINK
National: CIA Cybersecurity Expert Calls Into Question Security of Electronic Voting LINK
National: New Revelations Provide More Evidence Paperless Voting Not Safe LINK
National: Diebold's Chief Financial Officer, VP Steps Down Under SEC Investigation LINK
National: 3 Questions: Charles Stewart on voting survey LINK
MN: Columnist - Coleman v. Franken: Will the ThreeJudges report to the Senate? LINK
MT: Montana Now Requires Post-Election Audits of Vote-Counting Machines LINK
NY: Justice sues New York over military voters LINK
NY: Loser seeks to block Hempstead election certification LINK
NY: Erie County ES&S Withdraws Op-Scans from Erie County Test Run LINK
OH: NEW FREE PRESS STUDY REVEALS: More than a million Ohio voters purged in run up to 2008 election Republican Party wanted 800,000 more purged LINK
OH: Hardball In Ohio & The Lost Ballots LINK
OK: House committee passes voter ID legislation LINK
TN: Opinion - Let's not go back to era of poll tax LINK
TX: Voter ID hearing in daylight forecasted and Democrat may fashion deal LINK
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