Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org
According to today's 'Featured' article: With record voter turnout expected at the polls this November, the Election Protection coalition, which includes the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and Rock the Vote say they have prepared the largest and most comprehensive election watch effort ever undertaken.
"We're confident that we can help millions of Americans overcome obstacles to make sure their votes count," said Jonah Goldman, director of the National Campaign for Fair Elections, part of the Lawyers' Committee.
The primary tool will be a toll-free phone number, 1-866-OUR-VOTE (and its Spanish counterpart 1-888-VE-Y-VOTA), a nonpartisan confidential voter services hotline. ...
Featured - National: Nation's Largest Election Protection Coalition Launches Hotline, Website LINK
National: GAO report: e-voting vendors causing problems for states LINK
National: 2008 election results to be routed to private middlemen in Illinois, Colorado & Kentucky LINK
National: MIT E-Voting Project To Analyze Experience Of Voters in Election LINK
National: Counting On Computers To Count The Votes LINK
National: Democrats Guard Against GOP Voter Intimidation LINK
National: Murder, Spies & Voting Lies: The Clint Curtis Story LINK
National: Election panel: Odds of e-voting fraud low
But one dissenting member says voting machines make fraud more likely. LINK
National: Protecting The Vote LINK
National: Security Expert Warns Of Rigged Election LINK
CA: Los Angeles County Overseas and Military Voters Instructed to Use Sample Ballots as Official Ballots - Overseas Vote Foundation Offers Back-up "Vote-Print-Mail" Ballot
CA: Group accused of voter fraud in San Bernardino County also gets trouble in Ventura County LINK
CT: Downsizing Newspaper Recommends Downsizing Registrars LINK
FL: Hillsborough County - Critics say Hillsborough elections chief using education fliers to campaign LINK
FL: Volusia County - McFall has 'no comment' for Beacon reporter who donated to Pynchon campaign LINK
MN: Networks sue Minnesota over exit poll limits
Several major news organizations sued the State of Minnesota for its law restricting pollsters access to voting places. LINK
OH: Voting for students LINK
OH: Voting begins today in Ohio LINK
OH: Will Mike Connell Avoid Testifying on Cyber Rigging Until after the 2008 Election? LINK
OH: GOP Consultant Subpoenaed in Case Alleging Tampering with 2004 Election LINK
OH: Cuyahoga County voting-equipment check continues after delayed start LINK
PA: Bucks County - Election director points finger LINK
TX: San Patricio County - San Patricio OKs polling compromise
Early voting sites now scheduled for longer, later LINK
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