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Nasty campaign tactics: Phony voting instructions

Nasty campaign tactics

People in Florida, Virginia and Indiana have gotten calls falsely telling them they can vote early by phone and don't need to go to a polling place. In suburban Broward County, Fla., a handful of elderly voters who requested absentee ballots say they were visited by unknown people claiming to be authorized to collecttheballots.


Voter registration problems widening in Florida

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...Mary Blackwell said the league's Okaloosa County chapter held a voter registration drive at a college campus in Niceville and that a person who was registering voters told her he was "lucky" he only had applications from Republicans or independents -- Blackwell said she was "distressed" by the comments and became worried that he may be discarding voter registration forms filled out by Democrats.


Putin's time is running out: Russian protest leader

Up to 1 million Russians are ready to take to the streets to protest against a disputed election and Vladimir Putin's "corrupt regime" is unlikely to hold on to power for more than two years, protest leader Alexei Navalny said on Friday.


Russia's Medvedev orders probe into reported election fraud

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has ordered a probe into allegations of electoral fraud during the Dec. 4 parliamentary vote.


'No fraud' as Iraq recount ends

More than two months after Iraq's parliamentary polls, the electoral commission reports no cases of fraud in a partial recount.


Allawi Wins Most Seats in Iraqi Elections

Allawi Wins Most Seats in Iraqi Elections

When the votes were all finally counted, Iraq’s election left almost everything unresolved, from who would finally rule the country to whether American combat troops would be able to leave on schedule by August.


Afghan Panel Orders Runoff

Afghan Panel Orders Runoff

Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Tuesday that he accepted a finding of widespread fraud in the August presidential elections and endorsed a runoff vote scheduled for Nov. 7.


Thousands of Afghan ballots tossed for fraud

Thousands of Afghan ballots tossed for fraud

Fraud investigators have thrown out hundreds of thousands of ballots for Afghanistan's president from the country's disputed ...


U.N.-Backed Afghan Fraud Panel Member Resigns

A member of a U.N.-backed panel set up to investigate fraud complaints in Afghanistan's election resigned Monday, blaming what he called "the interference of foreigners" in a vote already mired in controversy.


'Widespread Fraud' in Election

The embattled head of the United Nations mission in Afghanistan on Sunday defended himself against allegations from his former American deputy that he chose to ignore evidence of fraud in last month's disputed elections and acted in a biased manner towards President Hamid Karzai.


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