Category Archives: Iowa Voters

After Action on a Third Special Election in Iowa

After Action on a Third Special Election in Iowa by Paul Deaton “The Johnson County special election may be a bellwether for what to expect in the 2010 general election campaign.”The Iowa Democratic Party noted Janelle Rettig’s election win on … Continue reading

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Constitutional Clash: When English-Only Meets Voting Rights in Iowa

Constitutional Clash: When English-Only Meets Voting Rights in Iowa by Michael A. ZuckermanCornell UniversityYale Law & Policy Review, Vol. 28, 2010 Posted with permission from the author.  The following is an excerpt (citations have been excluded for space).  Click on … Continue reading

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Iowa Sitting Pretty For November 4th

Iowa Sitting Pretty For November 4th by Jerry Depew, Iowa Voters for Open and Transparent ElectionsWith all the scare stories now arising about the upcoming election, it’s time to remind ourselves that Iowa looks pretty good. We won’t have (shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Documentary ‘Uncounted’ Scheduled in Scott County This Month

Documentary 'Uncounted' Scheduled in Scott County This Month Michael Elliott Teams Up with Emmy Award Winning Director David Earnhardt and Hosts Public Screenings of the Documentary “Uncounted – The New Math of American Elections”Michael Elliott, the independent Scott County Auditor … Continue reading

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“Hacking Democracy” on HBO: Still Timely

“Hacking Democracy” on HBO: Still Timely By Jerry Depew, Iowa Voters Several times over the next few weeks HBO will show the 2006 movie “Hacking Democracy,” an investigation of voting machines. A little progress has been made to protect democracy … Continue reading

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Iowa Adopts Statewide Paper Ballot System for November 2008

Iowa Adopts Statewide Paper Ballot System for November 2008 By Sean Flaherty, IVI Iowans for Voting Integrity applauded lawmakers, county election officials, Governor Culver, and Secretary of State Michael Mauro for working to adopt a statewide optical scan/paper ballot voting … Continue reading

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Tell Governor Culver: Iowans Deserve Paper Ballots Statewide

Tell Governor Culver: Iowans Deserve Paper Ballots Statewide By Sean Flaherty, IVIGreat story in the Sunday Register, quoting frequent contribs Flaherty and Depew. Guys, keep up the good work. The rest of us? urge the gov to follow Mauro's lead. … Continue reading

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Feds HAVA Key to Mauro-Culver Split

Feds HAVA Key to Mauro-Culver Split By Jerry Depew, Iowa Voters A new federal bill could resolve the tension between two of Iowa’s top Democrats–the Governor and the Secretary of State. Today’s Register reports that Mauro wants to get all … Continue reading

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PACG Fall Summit – Spiritual Progressives Conference

Progressive Action for the Common Good – Quad Cities Fall Summit Spiritual Progressives Conference Theme: Living Our Faith:  Integrating Values & Politics in the Heartland Friday – Saturday, November 2 & 3, 2007First Congregational Church – United Church of Christ2201 … Continue reading

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Nine Iowa Counties Toss Their Touchscreens

Nine Iowa Counties Toss Their Touchscreens By Jerry Depew, Iowa Voters Nine Iowa counties that used touchscreen voting machines as part of their equipment in each precinct have decided to get rid of them. Their change of heart was prompted … Continue reading

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