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Message 00165: Re: voter registration dbs

> that's a tough one.  do you have a compelling reason to have it on-line that
> helps you do your real mission or is this just "because it ought to be
> public"?

I wanted to show info like registered voters per district and turnout
rates and stuff like that and this looks like the only free source.

> my guess is politicos probably are going after that information, so it isn't
> like if we don't do it it won't get done.  $0.02, but I don't know the
> current state of the art on this particular issue, so it's just a guess.

Yeah, but that stuff is all proprietary. Howard Dean and Hillary both
have their own proprietary databases with all of it, costs a lot to