Many, if not most, states are expressing concerns that Congress is moving too fast with pending legislation that would take effect in time for the 2008 national presidential elections, with primary balloting beginning in January.
Only 17 states have voter systems that would be in compliance with the proposed law.
The legislation has divided advocacy groups. State elections officials are opposed to it. County officials don't like it.
Even among those who support the idea, including California Secretary of State Debra Bowen, the consensus is it will cost a lot more money than cash-strapped Congress may be prepared to spend.
Politics Past - The 1952 California Primaries. A radio documentary on the upcoming California and South Dakota primaries with the candidates, the delegates and the voters. Interviews with California political notables and analysis of the turn-out and vote. Read more...
Here's one for the good guys. It looks like we found a judge who wasn't too happy with having the Ohio Secretary of State thumb his nose at a court order -- Ohio Secretary Of State Backs Down On Early Voting:
After being summoned to court by a Read more...