Guest Blogged by Ellen Theisen of VotersUnite.org
More New York counties join the resistance to switching from lever machines to optically scanned ballots. Smartmatic brought the wrong cable to its all-important demo in the Philippines and caused a short circuit in the optical scanner. Voter ID and Internet voting continue to be in the news. And an error was discovered in TrueBallot’s counting of the votes in Aspen’s IRV election – but it didn’t affect the outcome....
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- NAtional: Congress Must Help Military Vote
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- NAtional: Lower the Voting Age
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- CO: [Aspen] Mayoral Vote Tally Corrected; Outcome Stays the Same
- HI: Poor turnout in Hawaii election clouds use of digital voting technology
- KS: Beware of claims of voter fraud
- MN: Despite Coleman-Franken fallout, Pawlenty scotched all election reform
- MN: Minn. group sues over voter registration records
- MS: Hosemann hopeful for voter ID effort
- NY: City Resists State on Voting-Machine Program
- NY: County protests voting machine rule
- NY: Long live the voting lever
- NY: More counties urge state to keep lever voting
- TX: Controversial Voter ID Bill stalled with split vote; Strauss may decide issue
- Estonia: Estonia opens way to digital voting
- Philippines: Smoke comes out of a poll machine: But poll exec satisfied with demo
- Philippines: Accuracy of poll machines to be tested again
- ENtertainment: American Idol results: Adam Lambert was robbed!
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