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CA: Yee proposes law to let voters register on election day
CO: Primary election to take place by mail
Mesa County voters will go to their mailboxes rather than their local school or town hall to cast their ballots in this year’s primary election.
CO: Secretary of state, activist groups settle voting suit
The Colorado secretary of state's office and a trio of activist groups have reached a settlement in a voting lawsuit that rattled the state's election system in the days prior to the 2008 election.
The groups — Colorado Common Cause, Mi Familia Vota and the Service Employees International Union — sued then-Secretary of State Mike Coffman, claiming that he wrongly canceled tens of thousands of voter registrations too close to Election Day. Coffman said the cancellations were for legitimate reasons.
IL: Sparse ballot takes shape next month http://suburbanjournals.stltoday.com/articles/2010/01/26/madison/news/0124cvj-madelection0.txt
IL: Officials: Undervote rule may confuse some http://www.southtownstar.com/news/election/2012002,undervoting-0126.article Some county election officials in Illinois worry voters will be confused and voting might take longer on Election Day because of the state's new undervoting notification rule.
NY: Villages get OK to use old voting machines
Villages across Washington County will continue to use the traditional lever voting machines in their March elections because the new state-mandated machines will not be ready, state officials said Tuesday.
With a surge of last-minute votes expected, Oregon voters will decide Tuesday whether to impose higher taxes on businesses and people whose income is well into six figures.
Polling suggests the results on Measures 66 and 67 will be close, and the outcome may depend on turnout.
OR: County starts ballot count http://www.theworldlink.com/articles/2010/01/26/news/county_starts_ballot_count_559.txt
Fighting Cyber-crime, One Digital thug at a Time http://www.npr.org/templates/transcript/transcript.php?storyId=122958695
Phillipines: Comelec to open PCOS source code for public review
Phillipines: 6,739 surplus poll machines
Voting News by Joyce McCloy.
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