Kentucky Articles:
June 17th 2008
Groups Push to Restore Va. Felons' Voting Rights
Washington Post

The Washington Post reports, Virginia Gov. Timothy M. Kaine is trying to add thousands of nonviolent offenders to the voting rolls in time for the November election.

May 21st 2008
Obama closes in on Democratic nomination
Baltimore Sun

After the Kentucky and the Oregon democrat primaries, Barack Obama is close to the nomination, but he still needs more superdelegates to "claim the prize".

May 5th 2008
Summer campaign guide
New York Times Upfront

FairVote's Adam Fogel discusses the surge in youth voter turnout in the presidential primaries.

May 1st 2008
Constitutional amendment allowing 17 year-olds to vote going on the ballot

The Connecticut Legislature unanimously passed a constitutional amendment allowing 17-year-old primary voting. The issue will be on the ballot in November.

January 22nd 2008
Pa. lawmakers push to give primary vote to 17-year-olds
The Philadelphia Inquirer

PA legislators look to follow Maryland's lead by allowing 17-year-old primary voting.

September 26th 2007
Raucous system seems immune to change
San Francisco Chronicle

FairVote's Ryan O'Donnell and members of the Fix the Primaries coalition shed light on the "mess of a presidential nominating system."

September 5th 2007
Bruce Hendrickson Makes Run for Kentucky Secretary of State reports that current Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson did not certify voting machines in Jefferson County.

June 14th 2007
D.C. Vote Bill Wins Big in Senate Panel
The Washington Post

The DC House Voting Rights Act of 2007 passed a key Senate committee and now moves to the floor for a historic vote.

April 20th 2007
House Votes to Give the Capital a Full Voice in Congress
The New York Times

DC Voting Rights Act moves through the House; Speaker Pelosi says the vote "fulfills a promise of democracy."

April 20th 2007
House votes to give D.C. a seat
The Washington Times

House passes DC Voting Rights Act; Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA) says Congress has a "moral obligation to give fair representation to the District's taxpaying residents, especially those who serve in the military and work in government jobs."

April 11th 2007
Let 17-Year-Olds Vote In Primaries
Hartford Courant

Connecticut's Secretary of State and a state representative argue in favor of allowing 17-year-olds to vote in primary elections.

April 5th 2007
Florida Restores Felon Voting Rights
The New York Times

Florida's Republican Gov. Charlie Crist and the state clemency board approved restoring voting rights to people who have been convicted of a felony.

April 3rd 2007
Florida Governor Is Hoping to Restore Felon Voting Rights
The New York Times

Florida Gov. Charlie Crist hopes to bring his state into the mainstream by restoring voting rights to people convicted of felonies.

December 4th 2005
The attention factor

FairVote's report "Who Picks the President" is cited in this political column speculating on a potential jump in attention for the Midwest during the next presidential campaign.

May 11th 2005
AccuPoll Receives 2002 Federal Election Commission Voting System Standards Certification

New certified voting equipment is IRV compatible