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'Daily Voting News' for June 14-15, 2009

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by Ellen Theisen, Dave Klein and John Washburn

From the deluge of coverage on Iran, we tried to select representative, information articles that weren't too repetitious. Many whose headlines don't explain why we chose them have annotations so you'll know why. The aftermath of the Iranian election exemplifies the way Twitter, blogs, and other social networking/media are transforming the way private citizens can monitor their elections....

  • National: Can the US Register Every Voter? LINK

  • National: Expanding Democracy: Voter Registration Around the World LINK

  • National: CORNYN & BEGICH: Safeguarding the military vote LINK

  • National: June too soon? LINK

  • DC: We're Stronger for the Voting Rights Battle LINK

  • NJ: Milgram seems determined to get voter-fraud conviction in Atlantic City LINK

  • PA: House bill would allow Independent, non-party affiliates to vote in primary LINK

  • PA: Reform association's manual suggests use of quota system LINK

  • TX: Harris registrar's 2nd job creates appearance of bias LINK

  • TX: Iranian-Americans Take To Streets To Protest Vote LINK

  • TX: Miller alleges 'voting irregularities' in runoff LINK

  • Australia: Internet will lure voters, says election chief LINK

  • India: Project 7 Speech - Electronic Voting Machine LINK

  • Iran: Government banks and buildings were torched LINK (Summary of events with some background about the Iran youth.)

  • Iran: Iran president brushes off election violence LINK

  • Iran: Thousands Protest In Iran Amid Call For Vote Probe LINK ("Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei directed one of Iran's most influential bodies, the Guardian Council, to examine the claims.")

  • Iran: Good in a Bad Election LINK

  • Iran: Tear gas and Twitter: Iranians take their protests online LINK

  • Iran: Social media rocks the Iranian vote LINK (Includes links to sites with various types of coverage.)

  • Iran: Faulty Election Data LINK (Interesting chart of the results, periodically released during the counting by the Interior Ministry.)

  • Iran: The Iranian People Speak LINK (Pollsters claim their poll was consistent with the election results.)

  • Iran: Terror Free Tomorrow Poll Did not Predict Ahmadinejad Win LINK (This review of the poll refutes the claims made by the pollsters.)

  • Iran: Top Pieces of Evidence that the Iranian Presidential Election Was Stolen LINK

  • Iran: Iranian Election Results by Province LINK
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    John Washburn, Editor

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