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Daily Voting News For May 8, 2007

Published: Wed 9 May 2007 12:32 AM
Daily Voting News For May 8, 2007
Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org
Today HR-811 was marked-up. We can only guess at what the bill looks like now and we should know before tomorrow’s DVN. From what I have heard the bill seems not to have suffered from the mark-up process and amendments. In fact, it may now be better than it was when it was filed. The bill was voted out of conference by a party-line vote of 6-3 and will go to the floor for a vote sometime within the next two weeks....
NAtional: Testimony on Voting System Testing and Cerification LINK
National: Voter Action Welcomes John Bonifaz LINK
National: Resurrecting Jim Crow: The Erratic Resume of the Voting Section Chief LINK
National: Voting Rights Hearing Scheduled in Senate LINK
National: Effort to Ban Paperless Voting Machines Advances Out of House Administration Committee LINK
Alabama: Marshall County - County may look at voting changes LINK
Colorado: Boulder County - Elections official is moving on Liss will be deputy clerk and recorder in Jefferson County LINK
Colorado: Denver - New clerk and recorder promises to fix problems LINK
Florida: This bill does a lot more than advertised LINK
Indiana: Veteran voters upset at problems LINK
Indiana: Marion County - Election headache: Delays at the polls LINK
Indiana: Marion County - Marion Co. struggles with Election Day problems LINK
Louisiana: Louisiana Elections Burning Over Recent Legislation LINK
Maryland: In Carroll, some votes look better on paper Most municipalities prefer old ballots for local elections LINK
Mississippi: Adams County - County election costs to get higher LINK
Mississippi: Jackson County - Clerk says parties miss vote deadline LINK
New York: Electronic Voting May Be Ready by Fall ’08, Official Says LINK
New York: Editorial - Vote of no confidence Keep old lever voting machines for now, until new technology is perfected LINK
New York: Congressional Hearing Reveals Voting Machine Flaws LINK
New York: Rensselaer County - New machines to be set for Troy voting LINK
Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Elections officials asked to improve LINK
Ohio: Cuyahoga County - Elections board sets its sights on race for the White House LINK
Pennsylvania: Erie County - Another ballot, another boo-boo Absentee forms contain error for 2nd time in less than year LINK
UK: Voters won't pay for election chaos LINK
**"Daily Voting News" is meant as a comprehensive listing of reports each day concerning issues related to election and voting news around the country regardless of quality or political slant. Therefore, items listed in "Daily Voting News" may not reflect the opinions of VotersUnite.Org or Scoop.**
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John Gideon
Executive Director www.votersunite.org and
Member www.votetrustusa.org

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