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Elections and Voting

Late-opening precincts a big problem

November 8, 2006 - A follow-up to our earlier post about Durham County, North Carolina, and their enlightened decision to extend poll hours at a precinct where 100 voters where waiting this morning at a locked church.

South Carolina voter suppression

By R. Neal
November 8, 2006 - OK, sorry for the bad joke in the headline, but South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford was turned away from the polls because he forgot his voter registration card:

Reminder: Voting Rights Hotline

November 7, 2006 - Following up on Sue's excellent post yesterday: the Laywyer's Committee on Civil Rights and other groups have a Voting Rights Hotline to call if ou have any voting problems today: 1-866-OUR-VOTE (1-866-687-8683)

Our skewed elections

November 3, 2006 - With midterm elections days away, public concern is growing over potential problems with the technology used to count the overwhelming majority of American votes cast in county, state and federal races. Further fueling worries about a hijacked electoral system, tonight at 9 p.m.