Help America Vote Act

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History

Lobbyists

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Public interest groups

Substantial George Soros financial influence

  • People for the American Way
  • Common Cause
  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • League of Women Voters (implicated for election rigging in Votescam)
  • American Jewish Committee
  • Hadassah
  • American Association for Retired Persons
  • Public Citizen
  • American Network of Community Options and Resources
  • Constitution Project
  • Open Society Policy Center

Labor unions

Substantial George Soros financial influence

  • American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)
  • Laborers International Union of North America
  • International Brotherhood of Teamsters
  • United Auto Workers
  • American Federation of Teachers
  • AFL-CIO
  • UNITE (Industrial & Textile employees)

Minority rights groups

  • NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc.
  • National Council of La Raza
  • Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund (MALDEF)

Disability rights groups

  • American Foundation for the Blind
  • The ARC of the United States
  • National Disability Rights Network
  • Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund
  • United Cerebral Palsy Association

County governments

Industry vendors

Private sector lobbyists

  • Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs
  • US Business & Industry Council
  • Association of Technology Act Projects

Election Systems Task Force

Main article: Election Systems Task Force

Controversies

Lack of paper trail

[Bev Harris suggests that VoteHere was behind a last-minute kill of a paper trail requirement in HAVA...]

Abramoff lobbying scandal

Main article: Jack Abramoff

See also

References

  1. Black Box Voting, "THE ROAD TO BOONDOGGLE IS PAVED WITH GOOD INTENTIONS: HELP AMERICA VOTE ACT (HAVA) LOBBYIST LIST", 2007/02/01

External links

New York lobbying

Amendment efforts