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WillYourVoteBCounted Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-09-10 08:38 PM
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4/9. Sarasota Election Sup wastes tax $ to block audits. GA Gov wants suit for voter citizen checks

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Sarasota Election Sup wastes taxpayer $ trying to block audits. GA Gov wants suit for voter citizenship checks

April 9, 2010

Mail-in voting enhanced turnout in Dallas TX the wrong way...Election 2010: Why is everything digital except the voting system?...Arrogance and pride in action: Sarasota Florida Elections Supervisor Kathy Dent is wasting the taxpayers' dollars and time suing the county and state to fight the charter ordered, court upheld post election audits. Now Dent claims she just needs "clarification"....NY - Voting machine flap: Dog ate my ballot...von Spakovsky Responds to TPM on Foreign Language Voting Materials Controversy...

The news is brief today but fascinating....

FL: Elections supervisor sues county, state
http://www.pelicannews.com/content/1988_1.php
Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Kathy Dent is going back to court to fight a voter-approved charter amendment she cannot abide.

GA: Perdue: AG should sue feds over Ga. voting checks
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/local/ap/perdue-ag-sh... ... Gov. Sonny Perdue has directed Thurbert Baker to sue the Obama administration to implement citizenship checks for newly-registering voters.

IA: Iowa: first out of the gate for Citizens United legislative response?
http://politicalactivitylaw.com/2010/04/09/iowa-first-o... /

KY: The corruption business model (Clay County)
http://www.kentucky.com/2010/04/08/1215079.html
With the list of the convicted now past a dozen and the extensive evidence of an organized, ongoing vote-buying machine, there's reason to believe this was not a conspiracy hidden under a bushel basket.

NY: Voting machine flap: Dog ate my ballot
http://blog.timesunion.com/capitol/archives/24652/votin... / But there are some would be holdouts such as in Nassau County whose leaders are in court arguing they wont have time to replace the machines by the upcoming election cycle.

TX: How Not To Increase Voter Participation
http://www.ctvoterscount.org/?p=3033
Now there is new evidence of a more orchestrated campaign by so-called vote harvesters allegedly tampering with mail-in ballots.

TX: District Attorney will Protect Ballot Boxes (Webb County)
http://www.laredosun.us/notas.asp?id=5976
"The ballot boxes are being placed at the elections offices in a special room to which only an investigator from the District Attorney's office has a key to,"

VA: von Spakovsky Responds to TPM on Foreign Language Voting Materials Controversy
http://electionlawblog.org/archives/015664.html
...The claim by TPM that the Electoral Board voted to end the distribution of foreign language voting materials is flat-out wrong: Fairfax County has never provided any voting materials of any kind in any language other than English.

OR: Guest Column: Peter Wagner on Felons, Redistricting, and the Urban/Rural Divide
This from Peter Wagner of the Prison Policy Initiative:
http://electionupdates.caltech.edu/?p=3157

National

Ive added a new link to transparencydata.com for campaign finance data
http://politicalactivitylaw.com/2010/04/09/ive-added-a-... / Sunlight Foundation Blog notes the introduction of TransparencyData.com. The site bills itself as the central source for all federal and state campaign contributions made in the last twenty years

Elections Assistance Commission
On-demand webcast of April 8 public meeting is available
http://www.eac.gov/blog-postings/on-demand-webcast-of-a...

Internet voting watch

Canada: UPDATED: Online voting hits a snag in Sarnia
http://www.theobserver.ca/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=2527886
...It would cost taxpayers $258,000 to create Internet and mail-in voting options in addition to regular polls. The staff report also cites concerns about the security of the polls and requests more time to investigate

UK: Election 2010: Why is everything digital except the voting system?
http://www.thedrum.co.uk/news/2010/04/09/13362-election... - "...Because it is digital, there is no guarantee that someone could not manipulate the process by replicating the process to produce the voting vouchers or replicate the system in some way that delivered more votes.



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FLAprogressive Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-09-10 08:39 PM
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1. Kathy Dent is a criminal.
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Stevepol Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-09-10 10:19 PM
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2. I wonder why she would not want to have audits? I wonder.
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