Machine Politics - Voting activists think the future of accurate electronic voting lies in paper Story Here Archive
?Everything is stupid-simple on this machine,? enthuses Victor Schulte, standing over the Accupoll Voting System 1000, an electronic voting machine he is demonstrating in the Beaver County Courthouse. ?Your IQ has to be below 80 to have a problem working on this.?
US Embassy in Venezuela revokes visa of Smartmatic owner Story Here Archive
Antonio Mujica, CEO of Smartmatic, got very upset Friday morning whilst trying to renew his US tourist visa. The entrepreneur waited a good while before being called by a US Embassy's consular official, who informed him that his visa had not been approved. Mujica, very crossed, requested, in English, explanations as to the reasons for it. He argued that he was legal, that he had an important company in the USA and that he had to travel with urgency to that country.
Law firm picked to handle voting equipment issue (Johnson Co., IN) Story Here Archive
Franklin An Indianapolis law firm will represent Johnson County in any action that might be taken against a voting equipment company.
Election costs to rise next year (Albany Co., NY) Story Here Archive
ALBANY Ask Guilderland Supervisor Kenneth Runion about sticker shock and he'll tell you about the price of democracy in Albany County next year.
County supervisors to consider purchase of new voting system (Santa Cruz Co., CA) Story Here Archive
Purchase of a new voting system to help the county meet federal mandates regarding disabled voters is on the agenda today before the Board of Supervisors.
Delay may prevent public's input on voting machines (Madison Co., NY) Story Here Archive
WAMPSVILLE - Because of delays by the federal government, Madison County voters may not get the chance to voice their opinions about the future of the county's voting system before it is replaced next year.
St. Charles County group calls for paper ballots, hand counting (MO) Story Here Archive
St. Charles County group calls for paper ballots, hand counting.
Voting method to lower errors (Adams Co., PA) Story Here Archive
Adams County is putting in place a voting system intended to help reduce voter error, but the new system will not be in effect until the May 2006 primary.
Local counties waiting for voting machine certification (Pennsylvania) Story Here Archive
Carbon, Luzerne and Schuylkill counties shopped for new electronic voting machines, but they're not quite ready to buy yet. Out of the dozens of machines county officials looked at, only one has been certified for use in the state, they said.
Election officials talk about new equipment (Pensacola, FL) Story Here Archive
New voting equipment and mail-in ballots were the prominent concerns Saturday at a League of Women Voters' public forum.
Ballots are far from cast (New York) Story Here Archive
Robert Witco, sporting a business suit, conservative tie and wing tips, fires into his sales pitch for replacing New York's old lever voting machines with elections equipment never before seen in America.
Diebold critics keep up protest of voting machine pick (Ohio) Story Here Archive
With less than a month to go before another general election, a determined core of protesters refuses to relent on the perceived risks of Diebold Election Systems' voting machines.
Upgrade could speed up voting (Floyd Co., GA) Story Here Archive
Voters at the polls should get their ballots much more quickly with the latest upgrade in Georgia?s election technology.
Paper trail could safeguard Wis. electronic voting system (Wisconsin) Story Here Archive
State legislators presented a bill that would amend Wisconsin's electronic voting system to the Committee on Campaigns and Elections Thursday.
Voters getting touch-screen machines (Warren Co., NJ) Story Here Archive
Warren County freeholders voted unanimously Wednesday to buy 200 electronic touch-screen voting machines by the end of the year from a Princeton-based company.
Bethel election machines face strapping situation (Bethel, CT) Story Here Archive
BETHEL ? They're called straps but they're not made of leather or cloth. They are narrow, flat metal strips ranging from 3 to 6 inches long, and they are crucial to an accurate vote count.
Commissioners choose touch screens for elections (Wood Co., WV) Story Here Archive
PARKERSBURG - When Wood County voters go to the polls next year they will let their fingers do the talking, using touch screens instead of optical scan ballots.
Commission approves touch screen voting machines (Jackson Co., WV) Story Here Archive
RIPLEY - The Jackson County Commission unanimously approved the switch from optical scan voting equipment to touch screen machines Thursday.
State meeting may reveal UniLect's intentions (North Carolina) Story Here Archive
RALEIGH ? The county will gets its first opportunity to find out if UniLect, the manufacturer of the county?s voting system, plans on continuing business in North Carolina this Tuesday when the state holds a mandatory meeting for vendors who plan to respond to a request for proposals (RFP).
Security fix assures long election nights (Georgia) Story Here Archive
Software installed to improve security in Georgia's new touch-screen voting machines has significantly slowed the process of counting ballots ? and it might not get much faster for next month's municipal elections or statewide and U.S. House elections in 2006.