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The Perils of Voting by Mail


Steven F. HuefnerDecember 9 (Steven F. Huefner)

Anecdotal evidence of fraudulent absentee ballot harvesting in North Carolina in last month's midterm election already demonstrates the need for greater vigilance in how states conduct voting by mail, whether or not North Carolina ultimately must rerun the election for its 9th Congressional District. [Read Comment]

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2006 Ohio Voter Registration Regulations

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On June 5, a hearing was scheduled before the Ohio Secretary of State to consider rules relating to HB 3 regulating voter registration (See the Notice of Hearing here). These regulations mirror emergency rules already in place that became effective May 1, 2006, and are set to expire on July 30, 2006 (see Emergency Regulations and Proposed Regulations below). In effect, the outcome of this hearing will decide whether these regulations will remain as merely emergency rules, expiring as originally set, or become rules that would regulate the registration of voters past the original deadline of July 30, 2006.

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