It certainly doesn’t stack up to David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest, Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged or Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace, but this fall’s voter’s guide in San Francisco will certainly help prop open just about any door.
The voter’s guide for the 2013 fall election will clock in at more than 500 pages.
The phonebook-sized guide is courtesy of a city law that requires the full text of a referendum, as it was presented during the signature drive, to appear in the voter’s guide.
The legal text for the referendum — regarding the height of a condo project — includes numerous pages of text from the city’s planning commission, board of supervisor meeting testimony and environmental studies.
N.H. Senate removes student IDs as indisputable ID for voting The state Senate Thursday passed with strict party line votes legislation that changes the current state voter identification law by removing its clear statutory reference to student IDs as an acceptable form of voter ID. John DiStaso, New Hampshire Union.
Fraud just a tiny blip of 2012 vote 0.002397 percent. That’s how much voter fraud there was in Ohio last year, according to a report released yesterday by Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted. Out of about 5.63 million votes cast in a presidential election in this key swing state, there were 135 possible voter-fraud cases referred to law enforcement for more investigation. Joe Vardon, The Columbus Dispatch.
Also in electionlineToday news: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island (7:40 a.m. 05/24/13).