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Voting News: Suit - NY voting machine flaw risks 1000s of votes. SC editorials FOR paper ballots

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All this and more in today's voting news below...

AZ: Election boss: Postpone to allow absentee voting
The Navajo Nation primary election may be moved from Aug. 3 to Aug. 24 or the 31st to allow absentee voters, particularly those overseas, enough time to get their ballots and return them by mail.

CA: San Bernardino County certifies June 8 results(June 25, 2010)
San Bernardino County has certified the results of the June 8 election.

Riverside County has finished counting all of the ballots that were in its possession on Election Day.

But the county has not certified the results until officials decide the fate of about 12,500 vote-by-mail ballots found at the post office the day after the election.

CA: 15th Senate District runoff estimated to carry $600,000 pricetag
That's what it will likely cost the county to conduct the Aug. 17 runoff election to decide, once and for all, who will represent the 15th state Senate District in Sacramento, according to county Registrar of Voters Linda Tulett.

CO: Colorado State Court Says Secretary of State Can't Invalidate Signatures Based on Which Candidate Submitted Petition First
On June 25, a Colorado State District Court put Jennifer Coken on the Democratic primary ballot for State House, 4th district. Her petition had been invalidated because the Secretary of State had ruled that she didn't have enough valid signatures.

GA: Former Dodge Sheriff Sentenced to Prison in Vote-Buying Scandal
Douglas admitted to conspiracy to commit election fraud when he was elected in 2004, and Gibson pleaded guilty to buying votes.

HI: Publicly funded elections starting in Hawaii despite potential legal questions

MI: Lawsuit over voter-purge ends; Michigan to stop programs
Michigan-to-stop-programs http://is.gd/d8cBq..."Voter removal procedures like those at issue in this lawsuit, which allow eligible and registered voters to be suddenly stricken from the rolls without notice, are bad for democracy,"

MS: AG: New Albany Man Admits Perjury In Voter Fraud Case

NC: Is There A Better Way Than Primary Runoff For NC?

NC: Is there a better way than primary runoff for NC?

NE: ES&S cust suppt job HS diploma required

NY: New NY case citing violation of Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act

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