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$750,000 in federal grants are available to fund college poll workers

EAC - Thu, 02/18/2010 - 9:35am

EAC is accepting applications for a competitive grant program to recruit, train, and support college students to assist state and local governments in the administration of elections by serving as nonpartisan poll workers or assistants. The grants, authorized by the Help America Vote Act, provide $750,000 in grant funds for three-year awards. Read more

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Daily Voter News - Sun, 07/09/2006 - 3:40pm
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District 16 recount sought; 432 lost votes cited in suit

Daily Voter News - Fri, 06/23/2006 - 9:00pm
A state Senate candidate who lost a Democratic primary election in which an equipment malfunction left more than 400 votes uncounted has filed a lawsuit requesting a recount.

Polk County recorder to contest election (IA)

Daily Voter News - Fri, 06/23/2006 - 9:00pm
Polk County Recorder Tim Brien, a five-term incumbent who was soundly defeated by a political newcomer in June's primary elections, plans to challenge the election results based on the failure of similar voting machines in another Iowa county.

Recount In AR Race Reverses Result (AR)

Daily Voter News - Mon, 06/19/2006 - 9:00pm
A recount in the June 13th runoff for the Democratic nomination for a state Senate seat in eastern Arkansas has produced a new winner.

Ballot printer provides insight

Daily Voter News - Sun, 06/18/2006 - 9:00pm

While debates and discussions about the state-wide debacle of this year?s elections continue, not many White County residents realize a small print shop in southern White County has printed millions of ballots for Arkansas elections since 1988. Jim Pinner, owner and manager of Jim Harris and Associates, has valuable insight into the election process. He produces printed items of all types from a non-descript building without a sign on Hwy. 267 south of Searcy, and while he prints no ballots for White County, a significant number of the larger counties in Arkansas turn to Pinner for their paper ballots.

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