More time needed to decide on voting gear (Boulder Co., CO) Story Here Archive
BOULDER ? County leaders want more time to consider a request for $3.6 million in new voting equipment and four new employees from the Boulder County clerk?s office.
Election audit sufficient? (Boulder Co., CO) Story Here Archive
Boulder County ran a post-election audit procedure Monday, satisfying Secretary of State election rules but leaving local voting activists asking for more.
While We Weren't Looking (NY) Story Here Archive
One hard and fast rule about New York's state government - maybe about any government at all, really - is that you have to watch 'em every minute.
eVoting Flawed : A GAO Review Story Here Archive
Despite spending untold millions on new voting equipment, the 2004 election had both real and potential error, according to a recent GAO report. Moreover, due to January deadlines and little government guidance for localities, the situation is unlikely to improve for 2006, because local governments are required to have an electronic voting machine at every polling place after 1 Jan 2006, according to ComputerWorld.
New voting machines expected by primary (Cabarrus Co., NC) Story Here Archive
Cabarrus County voters who cast ballots in Tuesday's municipal elections punched those paper cards for the last time.
Voting group leery of state contractor, pending lawsuit (NC) Story Here Archive
RALEIGH The man hired to help North Carolina determine which voting machines counties should use has extensive experience working for two of the manufacturers submitting bids to the state.
Hearings to focus on recount (AZ) Story Here Archive
A Republican state senator will hold hearings next year on a disputed 2004 legislative recount, reopening a case that has divided Republicans between those still questioning the election's handling and those who would like to see the matter ped.
New polling system a boon for voters with disabilities (MA) Story Here Archive
There was something about the voting machines used in Watertown last Tuesday that made Judi Cannon throw her hands up in the air and cheer.
For the sake of voting accuracy (AL) Story Here Archive
I congratulate and applaud the county leaders who are resisting the pressure from some state officials and others to force Mobile, Montgomery and DeKalb counties to give up their electronic voting systems and revert to a paper ballot (optical scan) system.
Voting booths in flux (Onslow Co., NC) Story Here Archive
Come next election, it appears voters in Onslow County may not be using the same voting machines they used - and largely liked - on Tuesday.
Some voters unhappy with new machines (Hidalgo Co., TX) Story Here Archive
EDINBURG ? Vernon Weckbacher said he felt uncomfortable voting Tuesday because of the little privacy new electronic voting machines provided.
County to hold partial recount (Augusta-Richmond Co., GA) Story Here Archive
The Augusta-Richmond County Board of Elections on Monday will conduct a recount of votes cast in touch-screen early voting precincts after election officials discovered Friday that 27 absentee ballots were not counted Nov. 8.
Ballots counted again in judge race (Cumberland Co., PA) Story Here Archive
Cumberland County election workers gave up their holiday Friday to continue recounting ballots in the election of a new magisterial district judge for the Carlisle area. A machine recount of ballots reversed two votes Friday ? one for each side ? which did not change the outcome. Democrat Jessica Rhoades remains the winner by a two-vote margin ? 1,703 to 1,701 ? over Republican Kathy Keating.
Carlisle levy vote may have to go to a judge (Montgomery Co., OH) Story Here Archive
CARLISLE ? A judge may have to determine what to do about ?human error? that may have contributed to the apparent defeat of a tax levy here Tuesday, says Montgomery County?s top elections official.
Digital voting undermines democracy (Roanoke Co., VA) Story Here Archive
Tuesday was the first time I've voted using one of the new electronic voting machines. Things are worse than I had realized.
All of Tuesday's votes still not counted (Hudson Co., NJ) Story Here Archive
Forty-eight hours after the polls closed, the votes still aren't counted in Hudson County.
Touch screens' electoral debut in Medina not without glitches (Medina Co., OH) Story Here Archive
Medina- The first-time use of touch-screen voting machines taught elections workers some hard lessons Tuesday night.
Ohio's Election Problems Not Limited to Lucas County Story Here Archive
TOLEDO Election boards in some Ohio counties are irate and embarrassed by vote-counting delays that held up results for hours, and state officials said Thursday they will try to find out what went wrong. Machine problems were blamed in some counties, lack of training in others as 44 of Ohio's 88 counties used touch screen or optical scan systems for the first time.
Election Commission will test ballot equipment before choosing (Washington Co., AR) Story Here Archive
The Washington County Election Commission will face a decision this year whether to tally ballots at each polling place or continue its current practice utilizing a central counting site.
DJ race still up in the air (Cumberland Co., PA) Story Here Archive
A 9.5-hour hand recount produced a new winner Thursday in the election for magisterial district judge for the Carlisle area.