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'Daily Voting News' for June 12, 2009

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by Ellen Theisen, Dave Klein and John Washburn

Iranians the world over, including women, voted for President today by writing their candidate's name and number and on a ballot paper and dropping the paper into a ballot box. With the Philippines starting to use electronic optical scanners in 2010, election watchdogs are recognizing they need new techniques to observe election activities....

  • National: Senate Panel To Vote on Federal Election Commission Nominee LINK

  • National: The high court's role on the Voting Rights Act LINK

  • National: Why the Voting Rights Act Matters LINK

  • FL: Judicial election spurs lawsuit against elections panel LINK

  • GA: Morales v Handel or The Origin of the US DOJ Ruling on Voter Verification LINK

  • MN: Ritchie looks to tweak voter registration system LINK

  • MN: Big win for independents via Supreme Court ruling approving Instant Runoff Voting in Minneapolis LINK

  • NY: Not broken, so don't fix it LINK

  • SD: Still no decision in Dardis, Baker case LINK

  • Belgium: Government publishes source code for election software LINK

  • Iran: Heavy Turnout Reported as Iranians Vote in Presidential Election LINK

  • Iran: Iranians head to polls in crucial vote LINK

  • Iran: Enthusiastic Iranians Line Up To Vote, Even In New York City LINK

  • Iran: Iranians in India vote in presidential polls LINK

  • Iran: Voting for the president in Maida Vale LINK

  • Iran: Iran's election system LINK

  • Philippines: Voters register as 'Boto Patrollers' on Independence Day LINK

  • Philippines: Automation requires new poll watching methods LINK
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