Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org
Why is it that some election officials in swing states have decided to discourage voting by college students? The answer seems obvious: they know how a majority of them will vote and they don’t want that.
According to our “Featured” article today one Colorado county election official sent information to one Colorado College and asked that it be promulgated to all students. The information falsely claimed that students from outside the state could not register to vote if their parents claimed them as dependents on their tax returns. When faced with the truth the official tried to claim that his office had misinterpreted state law and “mistakenly published information that was incorrect.” This same misinformation drive has also taken place in Virginia and South Carolina, amongst others...
- Featured: National: Election officials telling college students they can't vote
- National: Some voters aren't waiting until election day to cast ballots
Some states have begun early balloting, and the presidential campaigns are using it to their advantage by encouraging the process in an effort to win votes before Nov. 4.
- National: Election officials target younger poll workers
- National: Voting Concerns Persist as Election Nears
- National: Open source could fix e-voting flaws, California secretary of state says
Proprietary software hides flaws from public, Bowen says
- National: Voting in America: Let the Pre-Game Mess Begin!
- National: As Homes Are Lost, Fears That Votes Will Be, Too
- National: Doh! Voting Machine Attacks Homer!
- National: My Vote, My Right Voter Protection Action Across the Nation
- National: Make sure this election is not stolen
- National: How About Bailing Out The Election System?
- National: Officials say voting system will be stressed in November
- National: EmTech 08: Audits, Open Source Needed With E-voting
- AR: Benton County - Election official: Make sure you are eligible to vote
- AR: Benton County - Preparing for the election : Election Commission on track for November’s vote
- CO: Fraud in the forecast
Colorado watchdogs expect corrupt Nov. 4 election
- CO: El Paso County - Issues of oversight
John Gardner returned to the county clerk's office with baggage. Now, additional questions about his honesty arise
- FL: State election officials, swamped by surge of registrations, seek local supervisors' help
- FL: Republicans, ACORN feud over suspicious voter cards
- FL: Applications Mount In Florida Voter Registration Crush
- FL: Provisional ballots draw scrutiny
- FL: Palm Beach County - Voter groups to hover over PB County on Nov. 4
- GA: Fayette County - Fayette’s early voters turning out in droves
- HI: Behind the Scenes of the Primaries
- HI: Hawaii voters breezed through primary with few ballot errors
Even with concerns over new design, just 257 were invalidated
- MS: Lincoln County - Election work moving ahead despite ballot delay
- MS: Madison County - Record numbers predicted in election
- NY: Disabled Voters Demand Better Access To User-Friendly Polls
- OH: ACLU Asks Court To Allow All Ohio Registered Voters Access To Absentee Ballots
- PA: Pa. counties expecting more voters, order more machines
- PA: Allegheny County - Call for election volunteers
- PA: York County - Party's colors OK at polls
The county board of elections said voters can wear political T-shirts and buttons when they vote.
- RI: Alves files election appeal
- WA: Exclusive: Washington SoS Candidate Unveils Mac-style 'Paper Ballot v. Touch-Screen' Ad Campaign
- WI: Voter check ruling weeks away
Chance of resolution to Dane County case before November election is dim
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