The Voting News Weekly: TVN Weekly November 7-13 20011
CNN featured an editorial considering voting rights controversy and security challenges of the 2012 elections. Rick Hasen raised concerns about lack of transparency and security vulnerability of Americans Elect. Voters in Maine restored election day registration while voters in Mississippi approved a proposal to require photo ID for voting. Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf prevailed in a run-off election marred by violence and claims of vote fraud. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and CNN considered the security risks of internet voting and Time Magazine reflected on changes in Florida’s election laws aimed at making voter registration drives more burdensome.