City, county voting devices differ (Peoria, IL) Story Here Archive
PEORIA - Election booths in both the city and county will be equipped with new electronic voting machines by the March primary, complete with all the bells and whistles required by federal law.
Jasper County buys voting machines (South Carolina) Story Here Archive
RIDGELAND Jasper voters will have new machines the next time they vote maybe as soon as December but county tax dollars are still paying for the old technology.
Blumenthal argues to keep lever voting machines (Connecticut) Story Here Archive
HARTFORD, Conn. Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is disputing a federal opinion that could force Connecticut to replace its 3,300 lever-style voting machines before the 2006 gubernatorial election.
Panel: E-voting vulnerable Story Here Archive
GAITHERSBURG, Md.Overlooked bugs and malicious code pose a plausible threat to software on electronic voting machines, a panel of election experts said Friday.
E-voting hobbled by security concerns Story Here Archive
t's been nearly five years since Americans received a painful education on the perils of traditional voting machines in Florida and almost one year since the 2004 election revealed perplexing irregularities in Ohio's vote tabulation methods.
Bucks braces for voting changes (Bucks Co., PA) Story Here Archive
Perhaps not wanting to be omitted from the recent rash of government officials blasting their colleagues, Bucks County Commissioners Board Chairman Charles H. Martin took a heavy swipe at the U.S. Congress last Thursday morning, September 29.
Secretary of state announces new requirements for electronic voting machines (California) Story Here Archive
SACRAMENTO - Secretary of State Bruce McPherson announced new requirements for electronic voting machines Wednesday and said he would create a unit in his office to test and certify the machines.
Oct. 6, 2005 | TOLEDO, Ohio In April 2005, the Blade newspaper of Toledo, Ohio, began publishing a remarkable series of articles about a well-connected Republican donor, Tom Noe, chair of the Bush-Cheney 2004 campaign for Lucas County, which encompasses Toledo. The Blade, which had won a Pulitzer Prize for reporting in 2004, discovered that Noe, a Toledo coin dealer, was investing $50 million for the state through the novel practice of coin speculation: buying and selling rare coins to turn a profit. Noe, the Blade revealed, could not account for $10 million to $13 million in the fund.
Split vote on voting machines: Montclair activists demand accessibility and accuracy (New Jersey) Story Here Archive
With the September deadline passed, Essex County has yet to make a decision in the battle of the ballot box builders.
A monumental screw-up by the Maricopa County Elections (Arizona) Story Here Archive
A monumental screw-up by the Maricopa County Elections Department will be the target of legislative hearings early next year.
Mulroy: Paper trail from voting booth is a necessity (Tennessee) Story Here Archive
Welcome to the brave new world of voting machine technology, where the same type of touch-screen technology you use at your ATM helps record your choices in the voting booth, with the votes automatically tabulated by computer. But while we reap computer-age benefits at the polls, we might want to hold on to one old-fashioned backup system: paper records.
No more pesky 'hanging chads' (Peoria, IL) Story Here Archive
PEORIA - The next time ballots are cast in the city of Peoria, it will be done on an electronic machine equipped with the ability to speak to the blind and register the vote of a quadriplegic through a straw.
Otsego board listens to input on voting devices (Otsego Co., NY) Story Here Archive
COOPERSTOWN ? The pending change in voting machines in Otsego County came up throughout Wednesday?s meeting of the Otsego County Board of Representatives.
Voters try out computerized voting systems, opinions mixed (Beaver Co., PA) Story Here Archive
In the end, Mimi Miller did not rank the five computerized voting systems displayed at the Beaver County Courthouse on Tuesday.
State among leaders in initiatives to ensure all votes are counted (New Jersey) Story Here Archive
Paper ballots used in New Jersey elections served us well for many years. Then came the age of technology and voting machines replaced those ballots, bringing with them their own problems. The machines sometimes turned out strange results. While New Jersey voters encountered no crucial problems in past presidential elections, voters in other states did.
Voting receipt backers try to press advantage (Maryland) Story Here Archive
Maryland advocates of paper records for electronic voting machines are renewing their campaign after a report last month from a federal election reform panel recommended receipts to alleviate voting security concerns.
Major Voting Changes Under Way In North Carolina (Carteret Co., NC) Story Here Archive
CARTERET COUNTY, N.C. When the race for the N.C. Agriculture Commissioner last November was too close to call, Carteret County took a lot of the heat.
Residents test voting machines (Beaver Co., PA) Story Here Archive
BEAVER - Hundreds of Beaver County residents came to the courthouse on Tuesday to test the five touch-screen voting systems that are vying for a countywide contract.
Future of voting is coming, but it?s not here yet (Pennsylvania) Story Here Archive
Electronic voting is the wave of the future and probably the near future, but don?t expect the Chester County Office of Voter Services to throw away its punch cards following November?s elections. It?s supposed to be able to throw them away, but it probably shouldn?t.
Touch-screen voters feel exposed (Farmington, UT) Story Here Archive
FARMINGTON - Don't toss out those old voting booths just yet.