Specifications for electronic voting machines are posted (North Carolina) Story Here Archive
The first fall 2005 Election Day brought with it the first dose of what state lawmakers hope is strong medicine for restoring voter confidence in elections.
Town tab for voting to double (Woodstock, NY) Story Here Archive
WOODSTOCK - Town officials, like many their counterparts in the region, are grappling with the added cost of implementing the federal Help America Vote Act, which has doubled Woodstock's election budget for 2006.
Voters get electronic upgrades on Nov. 8 (Wood Co., OH) Story Here Archive
When the voting booths in Wood County opened for elections last year, it was the same old story: punch cards. Voters poked holes in to the same voting device that was the focus of so much controversy in the 2000 presidential election.
Let your fingers do the voting (Lorain Co., OH) Story Here Archive
ELYRIA Some Lorain County voters who have tested the new touch-screen voting machines think it's easier than the punch-card ballots, but others are not completely confident the Nov. 8 elections the first with the new machines will run smoothly.
Touch voting machines to remain (Cabell Co., WV) Story Here Archive
HUNTINGTON Cabell County Commissioners decided Wednesday that voters will be casting their ballots via touch screen machines, even though more than $250,000 is needed to upgrade obsolete software.
Touchscreen optimism grows (San Joaquin Co., CA) Story Here Archive
STOCKTON San Joaquin County's top elections official hopes a recent test of touchscreen voting machines in San Diego will lead to the equipment's certification for June's primary election.
Which of 6 new voting machines? (Lancaster Co., PA) Story Here Archive
LANCASTER COUNTY, PA - Lancaster County voters next week will have the chance to test a sampling of electronic voting machines.
Security measures slow vote count in Georgia elections Story Here Archive
Ballot-counting in next month's Georgia elections may be slowed by security software, some local officials say.
Atlantic Beach tests paper ballots after ping voting machines (Carteret Co., NC) Story Here Archive
ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. - Carteret County used the Atlantic Beach elections to test out its temporary return to paper ballots, and officials seemed satisfied with the results, especially after an embarrassing machine malfunction that left more than 4,000 votes uncounted.
Outtakes: Poll Position (New Mexico) Story Here Archive
While the 2008 presidential election may seem light years away, for one election reform group, time is running out.
Commissioners choose voting machines (West Virginia) Story Here Archive
The Mineral County Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to accept the No-Cost Package from the Secretary of State's office, which will provide the county with equipment to comply with the Help Americans Vote Act (HAVA). The good news it's not costing the county a dime.
Boulder discovers possible vote glitch (Boulder Co., CO) Story Here Archive
The county's voting machines see a fold in a ballot as an ink mark. But officials say that won't mean a repeat of last year's election tally delays.
Glitches hold up results despite low turnout (Volusia Co., FL) Story Here Archive
DELAND By about 8:30 p.m., Volusia County Supervisor of Elections Ann McFall had started fanning herself with a precinct list.
Voters pass up Volusia elections. Glitches slow results despite low turnout (Volusia Co., FL) Story Here Archive
DeLAND Voters in 10 Volusia County cities responded to municipal elections mostly with a collective yawn Tuesday, while elections officials scrambled because of a couple of glitches that delayed results.
Voting Machines May Need To Be Replaced Soon (Conn.) Story Here Archive
SOUTHBURY - The Board of Selectmen's October 6 meeting heard from Registrars of Voters Joann Bolin and Catherine Bedard that under criteria of the Federal Help America Vote Act, signed into law in October, 2002, the town's lever voting machines have significant barriers that make them functionally obsolete.
Mobile County could see new vote machines (Mobile Co., AL) Story Here Archive
MONTGOMERY Some Mobile County leaders had hoped to avoid reverting to paper ballots when the county upgrades its voting machines for next year's elections, but a recent decision by a statewide committee may make that impossible.
Voters prefer paper ballots (Alameda Co., CA) Story Here Archive
In an Alameda County opinion poll on voting and voting technologies, 45 percent of people preferred mailing their vote from the comfort of home, underscoring a state and national trend away from the tradition of heading to the polls on Election Day.
Activists cast votes for paper ballot machines (New York) Story Here Archive
ALBANY A group of activists plans a rally today at the state Board of Elections to unveil a resolution approved by Public Employees Federation delegates in favor of the state using paper ballot machines.
Electronic voting draws protest (New York) Story Here Archive
ALBANY Two dozen people upset that New York officials may buy electronic voting machines confronted the state Board of Elections on Tuesday and won the unprecedented right to address the commissioners.
Jaeger says all ND voting locations will have new machines next year (North Dakota) Story Here Archive
BISMARCK, N.D. - Each North Dakota polling location will have voting machines designed for use by people with disabilities, beginning with the June 2006 primary, Secretary of State Al Jaeger said.