'Daily Voting News' For December 02, 2008

Published: Wed 3 Dec 2008 01:36 PM
'Daily Voting News' For December 02, 2008
Guest Blogged by John Gideon of
Other than a report of problems in one Georgia county with their electronic voter database the news has been quiet. Results of this election should be known this evening and reports of counting problems, if there are any, will dribble out over the next couple days.
The recount in Minnesota is still ongoing. One county found 171 previously uncounted ballots. Reports are that the vote count is getting closer.
It appears that the battle over House District 105 and the Dallas Co. Texas recount has been joined as the county has hired a law firm to represent their interest against the Democratic party in court....
AZ: Information, Please
The state Democratic Party joins its Pima County brethren in asking for election databases LINK
Georgia: Editorial - 'Instant runoff' voting deserves a closer look LINK
Georgia: Muscogee County - Duplicate voter database caused error LINK
Michigan: Mich. early voting measure clears first hurdle LINK
Minnesota: Franken May Ask Senate to Intervene in Minn. Recount LINK
Minnesota: Franken campaign still concerned about 'missing' ballots LINK
Minnesota: Franken hopes rejected ballots close the gap LINK
Minnesota: Franken Trails Coleman By 50 Votes, Campaign Attorney Says LINK
Minnesota: Minn. recount update: Ramsey County finds 171 ballots LINK
Minnesota: Breaking News: Secretary of State seeks explanation for 171 misplaced ballots LINK
Minnesota: Franken gains from uncounted Ramsey ballots LINK
Ohio: Vote count drags on Election Day
Summit and Stark counties miss state deadline LINK
Ohio: Brunner: ‘Early Voting Is Here To Stay’ LINK
Oklahoma: Lawmaker confident bill requiring ID at polls will pass LINK
Oregon: Spot checks show Oregon vote tally accurate LINK
Texas: Democrats file voting rights lawsuit as recount begins in Texas House race LINK
Texas: Dallas County - Democrats still fighting in midst of Irving recount LINK
Texas: Dallas County hires lawyers to fight House 105 recount suit 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.**
John Gideon
Co-Executive Director
"To encourage citizen ownership of transparent, participatory
democracy." The Creekside Declaration March 22, 2008

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