Absentee ballots flood offices (CA) Story Here Archive
Huge numbers of Californians trooped to the polls Tuesday bearing yellow envelopes — last-minute absentee ballots that contain the outcomes for the state's closest contests.
County searches for misplaced voting machine memory cards Story Here Archive
Indianapolis - Thousands of votes cast on scores of Marion County voting machines are missing in action because poll workers didn't turn them in to be counted. The uncounted results could change the outcome of four local races.
Wieman: software 'not functioning as it should' (AR) Story Here Archive
Though voters seemed satisfied with electronic voting machines Tuesday, members of the Clark County Election Commission were not.
Shortage of voting machines blamed for Douglas County delays (CO) Story Here Archive
CASTLE ROCK — Douglas County's Election Day backups, which kept voters at some voting center in line until after 1 a.m., resulted from too few voting machines and too long a ballot, County Clerk Carole Murray said today.
Polling Glitches Plague Voters Throughout California Story Here Archive
Glitches plagued polling stations throughout the state Tuesday, causing problems from 7 a.m. until the last hour of voting. But officials said the problems were minor and not out of the ordinary.
'Daily Voting News' For November 8, 2006 Story Here
A collection of articles from local and national media that cover voting issues
Some electronic voting machines not 'up to date' (PA) Story Here Archive
There were no hanging chads, but some voters were left hanging on Election Day.
Glitches made voting tough for some (US) Story Here Archive
Voters in many states endured long lines, complex rules, balky machines and confused poll workers Tuesday — but most election experts called it progress.
Glitch forces manual tabulation for U.S. House race (TX) Story Here Archive
Elections officials in Hidalgo County recounted votes for U.S. House District 28 manually Tuesday after learning the device that downloads results from its electronic machines malfunctioned.
Programming error miscounts votes in south Texas Story Here Archive
DALLAS — A programming error by a widely used Nebraska-based election system company Tuesday appears to be isolated to Hidalgo County in South Texas, election officials said.
GOP official reports glitches (PA) Story Here Archive
The polls weren’t even closed yet Tuesday, but state GOP Chairman Robert Gleason Jr. already was hinting that reported voting machine glitches might lead to some major post-election problems.
Voting snags are resolved quickly, Iowans report Story Here Archive
In Butler County, machines erroneously tell some voters that they made mistakes. Counting is delayed in Pottawattamie County.
Sharp voting machines have problems (AR) Story Here Archive
Delay was winning the Sharp County election most of the evening Tuesday. No, not Gunner Delay, the GOP candidate for state attorney general. The “delay” that was winning was an actual delay, defined by Webster’s II New Collegiate Dictionary as “to cause to be detained (detain is defined as ‘to keep from proceeding’).”
Problems are reported with vote machines (TX) Story Here Archive
Scattered voting problems were reported on Election Day in North Texas, including reports that some voters received the wrong ballots or could not cast ballots for a Democrat.
Fayette glitches lead to all-night vote count (WV) Story Here Archive
Fayette County vote-counting hit a major snag late Tuesday night, resulting in all-night system repairs and recounts that didn’t end until after daybreak Wednesday, county officials reported.
Ballot, polling woes aggravate voters (TX) Story Here Archive
Oskar and Beverly Medina braved rush-hour traffic during the Tuesday election to meet at their usual polling station in Precinct 3120 and cast their ballots. But a sign outside Wetmore Elementary on Thousand Oaks Drive surprised them. The couple and other voters were told that everyone from their precinct had to go to 705 Trafalgar Road.
One county has yet to report in general election (AR) Story Here Archive
LITTLE ROCK While most Arkansas counties faced only minor bumps while counting votes from Tuesday's election, Johnson County has yet to report any results by mid-afternoon Wednesday, while counting stopped in Carroll County.
Benton County To Recount Votes; Inspection Could Affect Every Race (AR) Story Here Archive
BENTONVILLE The election isn't over for Benton County. Election coordinator Jim McCarthy said late Wednesday afternoon a possible computer error with vendor Election Systems & Software will force election workers to examine every ballot again.
Tom Green County experiences voting problems (TX) Story Here Archive
SAN ANGELO, Texas - Voters in Tom Green County had to wait about 11 hours for final election returns because of problems associated with a high number of people electing to use paper ballots instead of electronic voting.
Cook voting glitches blamed on small computers (IL) Story Here Archive
Half of Chicago and suburban Cook County precincts failed to transmit vote results after the polls closed, officials said Wednesday, despite improved training and extra pay for technology specialists in polling places.