Costly election (San Bernardino Co., CA) Story Here Archive
San Bernardino city officials are staggered by the projected cost of the Feb. 7 mayoral runoff: $230,000 to $290,000.
City to begin voting machine talks (Peoria, IL) Story Here Archive
PEORIA - Both the city and county will have the same voting machines after all.
No way to follow a paper trail (VA) Story Here Archive
Given current circumstances, would McDonnell and Deeds have crafted a better election law?
Vote is in on new ballot-machine vendors (NC) Story Here Archive
Union officials next week will begin overhauling the county's election system, a state-mandated requirement that could cost as much as $2 million.
Committee recommends electronic-voting machine (Luzerne CO., PA) Story Here Archive
WILKES-BARRE - Time is running out for Luzerne County commissioners to purchase a new electronic voting machine that must be in place for the May 16 primary election.
ELECTION RECOUNT REAFFIRMS CHOI'S VICTORY IN EDISON (Middlesex Co., NJ) Story Here Archive
EDISON ? Jun Choi is still mayor-elect after yesterday's recount, but the election challenge may continue.
Uncertainty clouds future of e-vote tests Story Here Archive
SACRAMENTO ? For 11 years, most states have relied on voting systems tested to minimal federal standards, the results withheld from public scrutiny and given the green light by a nongovernmental agency working on a shoestring budget.
Diebold among winning bidders for N.C. voting equipment sales Story Here Archive
RALEIGH, N.C. - The State Board of Elections approved three companies Thursday to sell voting machines to all 100 counties in time for next year's elections, including a firm that complained earlier it couldn't comply with all the rules for computer software.
On voting machines, California registrars know best Story Here Archive
More than five years after the 2000 presidential balloting fiasco in Florida, California is still struggling to meet federal standards for reforming its voting systems.
County switching to voting machines (Leavenworth Co., KS) Story Here Archive
n next August's primary election, Leavenworth County voters will use touch-screens to cast ballots, instead of pencils and paper
Kiffmeyer, counties at odds over voting equipment (MN) Story Here Archive
A spat between Minnesota Secretary of State Mary Kiffmeyer and election officials in four east-metro counties erupted again Tuesday when Kiffmeyer rejected the kind of ballot-marking machines the county officials wanted to use to help blind or physically disabled people vote.
A good compromise (NJ) Story Here Archive
The Board of Freeholders has voted to purchase more than 700 Advantage voting machines from California-based Sequoia Voting Systems. Electronic machines were mandated by the federal Help America Vote Act, and the Sequoias are expected to be in place at Essex County polling sites for the first election of 2006.
E-voting under scrutiny as federal compliance deadline looms Story Here Archive
Even in this election off-year, the potential perils of electronic voting systems are bedeviling state officials as a Jan. 1 deadline approaches for complying with standards for the machines' reliability.
Voting-machine deadline at risk (California) Story Here Archive
California's secretary of state says he may not certify any more electronic ballot systems this year, throwing compliance with a U.S. disabled-voter law into doubt for many counties
Hacking of voting machines put on hold (CA) Story Here Archive
Sacramento A state-sanctioned attempt at hacking one brand of electronic voting machines will not occur Wednesday, Secretary of State Bruce McPherson said Monday at what's billed as the nation's first summit on voting machine testing.
Court asked to rule in 2 races (Cumberland Co., PA) Story Here Archive
Sometimes one vote does matter. Cumberland County Court is being asked to decide if one vote might change the outcome in a tight race for magisterial district judge in Carlisle.
County must buy new voting machines (Shelby Co., TN) Story Here Archive
Shelby County is about to buy almost 1,500 new voting machines as it gears up for a huge 2006 ballot.
Douglas County will keep paper ballots (KS) Story Here Archive
Douglas County voters will continue to rely on paper ballots to elect their leaders, county commissioners tentatively decided today.
N.C. judge dismisses voting machine case, vendor may pull out Story Here Archive
One of the nation's leading suppliers of electronic voting machines may decide against selling new equipment in North Carolina after a judge declined Monday to protect it from criminal prosecution should it fail to disclose software code as required by state law.
California may impose hacker test on all electronic vote machines Story Here Archive
SACRAMENTO - Companies wanting to sell electronic voting machines in California may be forced to prove their systems can withstand an attack from a computer hacker, the state's top elections official said Monday.