Guest Blogged by Ellen Theisen of VotersUnite.org
By Ellen Theisen on 5/3/2009, 4:06pm PT  

Co-Editors: Dave Klein and John Washburn

Mixed emotions accompanied the release of the first post-Gideon DVN - happiness to see John's important work taking some tentative new steps, sadness that he isn't here to do it. There also comes a profound realization of how much more went into the process than we ever appreciated. It feels like trying cook Grandma's signature dish based on the partial list of ingredients in collective memory. Thus, we're thankful for your encouragement and for those who surreptitiously spit their food into a napkin and convincingly said they were full but it was great.

Today's issue of the Daily Voting News contains some international flavor with thoughts on the Indian elections.

Domestically, the debate over photo ID continues in Texas and Mississippi as does the national debate on the Voting Rights Act....

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Ellen Theisen, Director and Managing Editor
Dave Klein, Editor
John Washburn, Editor

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