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'Daily Voting News' For January 16, 2007

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of According to "Roll Call", "After rewriting rules for lobbyists, increasing the federal minimum wage and moving on other election-year promises, senior Democratic Members in both chambers said Friday that within weeks they will begin scrutinizing electronic voting equipment and, for now, shelve other election-related proposals such as overhauls of 527s and electronic financial disclosure in the Senate. "The first thing is going to be elections," Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), chairwoman of the Senate Rules and Administration Committee, told a group of reporters Friday. "We're going into 2008 with [an electronic voting system] that is problematic." ...
  • NAtional: Hill Will Examine Voting Machines LINK
  • NAtional: Election Assistance Cheerleader LINK
  • NAtional: Voting method hits third-party voting Proponents say fusion voting allows votes for primary candidates from third-party voters LINK
  • NAtional: Ciber-sleuthing in the secret world of voting machine accreditation LINK
  • NAtional: Keeping Up Appearances: The EAC Does Damage Control LINK
  • CO: Coffman Reviews Voting Machine Security Standards LINK
  • CT: Bysiewicz Calls For Mandatory 20% Audit LINK
  • KS: Proposal would require photo I.D. to vote LINK
  • KS: Senator to propose voter ID bill People would need photo ID before registering, voting LINK
  • KY: Campbell County - Campbell poll workers may get ax over new machines LINK
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