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'Daily Voting News' for June 25, 2009

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by Ellen Theisen, Dave Klein and John Washburn

On a day in which celebrity deaths will capture headlines, we mourn the loss of FL Elections Supervisor, Phyllis Busansky, and honor her lifetime of public service as "an election official with integrity."

No it's not a typo, ACORN brought a lawsuit and won....

  • AL: Birmingham elections set for August 25 | Birmingham Weekly LINK

  • CA: County May Use Ranked-Choice Voting in 2010 Elections LINK

  • CA: Secretary of State Debra Bowen Announces Charges Filed Against Orange County Man for Los Angeles Election Fraud LINK

  • CA: Latino-rights advocate charged with voter fraud LINK

  • FL: Supervisor of Elections Phyllis Busansky dies at 72, after a lifetime of public service LINK

  • FL: Applicants line up for job, which Gov. Crist will fill LINK

  • FL: Naming successor to Busansky an opportunity, risk for Crist LINK

  • MN: Help Mpls. Prepare For Ranked Choice Voting LINK

  • MO: Missouri settles voter registration lawsuit filed by ACORN LINK

  • MO: Mo. agency will reform itself to help clients vote LINK

  • NC: The Performance of Optical Scanners and DREs in North Carolina's 2008 General Election LINK

  • NJ: Lebanon Mayor, Wife Voted Twice In Primary LINK

  • NY: Uncertified machines do not serve voters LINK

  • TX: When is a typo like a veto? When it thwarts a vote LINK

  • Afghanistan: Afghanistan's Election Challenges LINK

  • Iran: $10,000 Reward: Show How the Iranian Election Was "Stolen" LINK

  • Iran: Crunching the numbers LINK

  • Philippines: Lack of machines slows down voter registration LINK "A CITY Commission on Election (Comelec) officer is alarmed over the lack of biometric machines to accommodate the deluge of new registrants."

  • Philippines: Manual polls loom with contract delay LINK

  • Sweden: Irregularities reported in Sweden's EU vote LINK

  • Sweden: Voting Irregularities in Swedish EU Election Negatively Impacted Pirate Party? LINK
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