Tuesday, March 2, 2010

NY DA clears Brooklyn ACORN. Idaho house passes Voter ID. Online voting 'security stuff'

Nearly 60% of voters in Texas cast ballots on paperless direct record machines...Columbia County Joins With Nassau to Contest ERMA: Counties Want to Keep Their Lever Voting Machines...NY D.A. Clears Brooklyn ACORN: 'No Criminality Found'... Online Voting in Alberta or Elsewhere - How easy is looking after “all that security stuff”?...Unofficial results - Burlington VT repealed instant runoff voting...

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

CT: RoundUp: Registrar Error or Election Fraud? – Saving $$$ or Empowering Voters?
We are likely to have several busy news days over the next few weeks as the General Assembly considers changes to the election laws and the 2010 election heads ...

FL: Officials urge voters to freshen outdated signatures

FL: Six Organizations File Amicus Brief in U.S. Supreme Court in Case on Petitioning at the Polls

GA: "NAACP Head Says Majority-Black Muscogee Elections Board's Trying to Reduce Black Voting Strength"

ID: Voter ID bill passes House (now moves to the senate)

MI: Voter ID will stop some from voting

MO: Mo senators debate overseas voting bill

MO: Legislation designed to make voting easier for troops from Missouri

MT: Missoula County election office still needs hundreds of poll workers

NC: Council to debate election funding
The resolution seeking legislation allowing cities to sponsor public financing for local elections already appears controversial.

NY: County's election costs will almost double

NY: Columbia County Joins With Nassau to Contest ERMA: Counties Want to Keep Their Lever Voting Machines

NY: NY D.A. Clears Brooklyn ACORN: 'No Criminality Found'
From Kings County, New York District Attorney Joe Hynes just now::
Well, what a stunner. Still no retraction from you, New York Times?

NY; EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: 'Andy Breitbart Exlains It All For You' - Disturbing Admissions, Manic Responses to the ACORN Video 'Pimp' Hoax

VA: VIP Serves Voters in Virginia's Special Elections
We think our VIP Google Gadget is especially useful in elections like today's special elections in the Virginia 41st House District...

VT: Burlington.Unofficial results - instant runoff voting repealed (52%)

VT: Instant Runoff Voting faces make-or-break vote today

VT: Polling place confusion in Burlington

TX: 2010: What's the Deal with Recounts?

TX: State Voting System Snapshot: Texas Primary
Nearly 60% of voters will vote on paperless direct record machines

TX: Texas elections issue watch: Voter ID


Marty Hasen (z'l), 1930 - 2010
Rick Hasen of ElectionLawBlog honors his father's memory

D.C. Circuit Rules in Unity08 v. FEC

2009 Brings Big Money in Key Congressional Races

FCC to Call for Government Data Overhaul
The plan will also call for reforms to the voting system. The FCC will recommend that all states establish a secure, online mechanism for voters to register. It will also recommend that the Defense Department create an online voting system for members of the military stationed overseas...


Canada: Online Voting in Alberta or Elsewhere
How easy is looking after “all that security stuff”?
Is the parallel between e-voting and e-banking valid?

Ireland: An E-voting flop for us, a €317,000 system for them

Fourth Annual UOCAVA Summit 2010 on Overseas and Military Voting
Hosted by Overseas Vote Foundation in Munich
Is the Internet the Right Place for Our Ballots?

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