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VA/Fairfax County Machine Problems    Story Here  Archive
Marsha Walton CNN 04 November 2008
Fairfax County, Virginia (CNN) — General Registrar Rokey Suleman said a handful of memory cards did not work when machines were started this morning. He tells CNN that new memory cards have already been sent out to those precincts with problems. He said a "very, very small number of machines" were affected, and voters at those locations could use paper ballots instead until the problem was corrected.

Board rejects crease request (FL)    Story Here  Archive
Palm Beach Post. November 03, 2008. by Jane Musgrave
The Palm Beach County canvassing board on Monday refused state Rep. Mary Brandenburg's request to examine all absentee ballots to ensure that voting machines aren't recording creases as votes.

New voting machine already has two votes    Story Here  Archive
PressConnects. November 4, 2008. By Eric Reinagel
Kathleen Evanek, an 11-year poll worker, was setting up a new computerized paper ballot system for disabled voters in Districts 17 and 20 when she noticed it wasn’t calibrated. “When I opened it up, it already had two votes on it and it was supposed to be zero,” she said. “I don’t know enough about this machine to even attempt to recalibrate.”

Willingboro voting glitch fixed (NJ)    Story Here  Archive
CAROL COMEGNO Courier-Post 04 November 2008
Voters needed to use paper ballots in the first hour of voting here this morning after an error by poll workers shut down some electronic voting machines, the Burlington County Elections Superintendent said.

Voting-machine malfunctions crop up at some polling places (NJ)    Story Here  Archive
The Star-Ledger. November 04, 2008.
Would-be voters and poll officials report a few cases of voting-machine malfunctions across the state.

Obama, McCain missing from some ballots (OH)    Story Here  Archive
The Columbus Dispatch. November 4, 2008. by Paul Souhrada
One of the precinct's three touch-screen voting machines was out of order for a time because it would only cast ballots for independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader.

Voting machine complaints trickle in (OH)    Story Here  Archive
The Columbus Dispatch. November 4, 2008. by Ben Marrison and Jill Riepenhoff
Things must be going fairly well at voting locations as the complaints about voting glitches and other problems are relatively low. Unlike in 2004, when the Dispatch voter hotline rang nonstop during the morning hours, only a handful of complaints have been lodged.

Kenton halts handicapped accessible voting (KY)    Story Here  Archive
Cincinnati.com. November 4, 2008. By Patrick Crowley
The Kenton County Board of Elections has halted voting on handicapped accessible machines because they are not properly recording straight-ticket voting.

'Daily Voting News' For November 04, 2008 - Morning Edition    Story Here
John Gideon
A collection of articles from local and national media that cover voting issues

Kenton Co. Orders 108 Voting Machines Shut Down (KY)    Story Here  Archive
WLWT News 5. November 4, 2008.
COVINGTON More than 100 voting machines in Kenton County have been shut down on a judge's order.

Voters Have Trouble At the Polls (WV)    Story Here  Archive
Wheeling News Register. November 4, 2008. Compiled by Staff
Voters in Ohio County who headed to the polls early today were greeted by long lines of fellow voters and delays with several voting machines.

Stark County voters bemoan machine troubles (OH)    Story Here  Archive
The Canton Repository. November 4, 2008. Staff Reports.
Lisa Shafer of Nimishillen Township is concerned her vote wasn't recorded after the machine inside the Fairhope United Methodist Church failed to print out a paper ballot.

Grinnell College students' ballots challenged (IA)    Story Here  Archive
Des Moines Register. November 4, 2008. By STACI HUPP
Republican Party leaders in Poweshiek County want election officials to toss the votes of 50 Grinnell College students who listed the general campus address on their absentee ballots instead of their own campus addresses.

Palm Beach County precinct problems (FL)    Story Here  Archive
WPTV.com. Channel 5. November 4,2008. by Paige Kornblue
WEST PALM BEACH, FL Voters are reporting delays and machine problems at several voting locations across Palm Beach County.

Attempted Sabotage Foiled in Florida!    Story Here  Archive
TMZ. Nov 4th 2008. by TMZ Staff
Deerfield Beach, Fla. is one hour south of Palm Beach. Nearly 400 people were planted firmly in line at 6:15 this morning, waiting for the polls to open at 7:00 AM. There is one voting machine to accommodate all of them.

Voters Report Broken Machines in Buffalo, Brooklyn Center (MN)    Story Here  Archive
My Fox Twin Cities. November 4, 2008.
BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. Several voters Tuesday morning reported problems with ballot machines at metro polling places. One voter called FOX 9, saying the machines weren’t working at the church at 7200 Brooklyn Blvd in Brooklyn Center. She said judges were collecting paper ballots and telling voters they would be counted later.

Memory card problem will not affect Torrington polls (CT)    Story Here  Archive
The Register Citizen. November 4, 2008. By JORDAN FENSTER
When setting up the polls on the morning of Election Day, poll workers had some difficulty with the rather new technology. Last year, Connecticut switched to OptiScan voting technology and registrars statewide have been preparing voters for the change ever since. "The machine wouldn’t read the memory cards," Registrar of Voters John Ciesco said.

Voting Rights Watch: Voting problems continue to plague Virginia    Story Here  Archive
Facing South. November 04, 2008.
The Election Protection hotline 1-866-OUR-VOTE is reporting more voting problems in Virginia.

Machine malfunctions, voter intimidation reported (MI)    Story Here  Archive
The Detroit News. November 4, 2008. byy Doug Guthrie, Santiago Esparza and Tom Greenwood
Reports of voting problems have poured into election watchdog groups, mostly from voter machine malfunctions and long lines from what is expected will be a record turnout.

'Daily Voting News' For November 04, 2008 - Evening Edition    Story Here
John Gideon
A collection of articles from local and national media that cover voting issues

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