Voter paper trail might be a blind alley (Montgomery Co., VA) Story Here Archive
Virginia's first election using electronic voting machines statewide was sure to create anxiety among people who know enough about computers to distrust them.
Can Diebold machines pass the test (CA) Story Here Archive
Back in May, voting activists went on the Internet and for $300 apiece purchased two devices used to record moisture levels in corn.
Voting machine deadline nears (El Dorado Co., CA) Story Here Archive
William Schultz has to replace a county's worth of outdated punch-card voting machines, but he's unsure how to proceed.
State buying new voting machines at crucial time (TN) Story Here Archive
Tennessee election officials are about to dole out $25 million for a new generation of voting machines, but voter advocates say the state is not doing enough to ensure safeguards on the new technology.
Dems urge choice of optical scanners (Otsego Co., NY) Story Here Archive
The tug of war over the future of voting in Otsego County continues as Hank Nicols, chairman of Otsego County?s Democratic Party, has asked the state Board of Elections to make sure counties have the ability to buy optical scanners next year.
Purchase of uniform voting machines set up by state (LA) Story Here Archive
BATON ROUGE (AP) - The state will spend $31.1 million to buy 5,033 new voting machines and related equipment after a contract is signed to seal the deal next week, elections officials said.
Hacker to try to attack state voting machines (CA) Story Here Archive
A computer hacker will be trying to break into one of California's electronic voting machines next week, with the full cooperation of the secretary of state.
Voting machines might be kept (Catawba County, NC) Story Here Archive
Catawba County officials say the county may be able to continue using its voting machines, saving taxpayers the cost of replacing them.
Alternate voting machine is costly (Volusia Co., FL) Story Here Archive
DeLAND After a months' long fight against paperless voting machines, Volusia County might have to give in and buy them after all. But the purchase may end up costing taxpayers roughly $2 million more than originally expected to provide accessible voting for the visually disabled.
Orr: Machines make voting secure, simpler (Cook Co., IL) Story Here Archive
The county famous for its ironic phrase: "Vote early, vote often" may have to look for a new tag line this year.
Voting machine purchase set up (LA) Story Here Archive
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) ? The state will spend $31.1 million to buy 5,033 new voting machines and related equipment after a contract is signed to seal the deal next week, elections officials said.
Panel defers decision on voting audit trails (VA) Story Here Archive
A legislative subcommittee studying new voting equipment deferred a decision this week on whether to recommend paper audit trails on new voting equipment.
County buys new voting system (Galveston County, TX) Story Here Archive
Galveston County commissioners voted Monday to spend almost $1.3 million on a new voting system.
Election commissioner under scrutiny (Peoria, IL) Story Here Archive
PEORIA - A Peoria County grand jury is investigating alleged impropriety between a member of the Peoria Election Commission and an election machines vendor poised to receive a nearly $1 million contract.
No-Confidence Vote (CT) Story Here Archive
A demonstration of voting machines last week at the Jewish Community Center of Greater New Haven in Woodbridge was genuinely strange. Although the center is a massive space, the actual demonstration was held in a cramped alcove. The six machines on display two each from the three companies that had made the cut for consideration, Avante, Danaher and Diebold were swarmed with people. There were no lines, no clear sense of order.
State could require county to buy new vote machines (Person Co., NC) Story Here Archive
Voting is a right and a privilege. Problem is, it may soon become a rather expensive right and privilege for Person County's taxpayers.
E-voting group invited to hack machines (CA) Story Here Archive
Critics of Diebold?s electronic voting machines will get a chance next week to prove their contention that the systems could be vulnerable to attack. California's Secretary of State has challenged Black Box Voting to try to hack the TSx machines that Diebold is trying to get California to certify.
Election issues remain unresolved (DeKalb County, AL) Story Here Archive
Time is running out for the DeKalb County Commission to get new election machines in place, DeKalb County Commission President Sid Holcomb said Tuesday.
Voting canvass yields positive results, no inaccuracies found (Bandera Co., TX) Story Here Archive
Although much discussion was bandied about over whether or not a viable hand count was performed, the results from the Nov. 8 Constitutional Amendment Election reaped positive reactions from county officials.
Officials hope new law won't force county to get new voting machines (Catawba Co., NC) Story Here Archive
NEWTON - Catawba County government hopes a new law won?t force the need to replace its voting machines only two years after their purchase.