The Alameda County, California Board of Supervisors has decided to buy Sequoia vote-counting machines to replace the Diebold machines. This makes it far more likely that Berkeley (which is in Alameda County) will now be able to implement its desire … Continue reading
On May 31, U.S. District Court Judge Richard Dorr ruled that the lawsuit filed by a white supremacist against the Missouri Secretary of State is procedurally flawed. The candidate, Glenn Miller, wants to run in the Democratic primary for Congress. … Continue reading
On June 8, former New York city Mayor Rudolph Giuliani said if he runs for president in 2008, he will only run as a Republican. … Continue reading
On June 9, the 7th circuit held its hearing in Lee v Illinois State Board of Elections. This case challenges Illinois law that requires an independent candidate for legislature to submit a petition signed by 10% of the last vote … Continue reading
On June 6, California held a non-partisan statewide election for Superintendent of Public Instruction. There were 5 candidates: one Republican, one Green, and three Democrats. The incumbent, Jack O’Connell, a former Democratic state legislator, was re-elected with 52.1% of the … Continue reading
On June 8, the Pierce County, Washington, County Charter Review Commission voted to put Instant-Runoff Voting on a future ballot for a public vote. Pierce County is the state’s 2nd most populous county, and contains Tacoma.