Guest Blogged by Ellen Theisen of VotersUnite.org
Three interesting personal accounts: one from a voter in CA who found that the state-certified InkaVote Plus won't accept write-in votes; another from a candidate in PA who tried three times to vote and didn't get to cast a ballot; and the third from an activist in Brazil who tells about vote-selling, biometric voter IDs, spy pens, and e-voting machines....
- CA: Election Day Again in CA: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
- FL: Elections chief to resolve voting foul-ups
- OH: Election reform in Ohio too important for games
- MS: The Picayune Item - New vote set for precinct 3
- NY: Somers: Budget passes, incumbents win but voting machine snafu
- NY: Problems with polls cause some Utica voters to walk away
- PA: Machines malfunction in 5 towns
- PA: Reporters' notebook: For one candidate, a bizarre day
(Candidate in wheelchair can't access poll site to vote.)
- PA: PhillyBurbs.com: Recount doesn't change results in Mount Holly
- RI: House lawmakers delay voter ID bill
- TX: Close to 50 House Democrats oppose floor action on voter ID measure
- TX: Will the House buck Perry on stimulus funds?
(The sentence of interest is, "Over on the Senate side, bills up for possible consideration include Senate Bill 317, which would eliminate straight-party voting on ballots;")
- Brazil: Letter from Amilcar Brunazo Filho about vote-selling, translated from Portuguese by Marian Beddill
"To encourage citizen ownership of transparent, participatory democracy." The Creekside Declaration. March 22, 2008
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