Default settings in Mahoning County Story Here Archive
A disturbing story has been widely circulated that a vote for Bush was the default choice in the software of electronic voting machines in a number of states. By definition, ?default? settings are built-in by the manufacturer to make sure their programs work properly, and can be changed by the user. Some examples of default settings on a home computer are screen savers, type face, and screen resolution.
Blackwell Continues to Dodge Questions Story Here Archive
Green Party presidential candidate David Cobb said today that Ohio Secretary of State J. Kenneth Blackwell has refused to answer questions about the recount process and about a multitude of problems with the underlying presidential election in Ohio.
State Won't Recount Votes; Court Denies Two Candidates' Request Story Here Archive
SANTA FE? The state Supreme Court has denied an application by two candidates for a recount of the presidential election.
Kerry backer questions Cuyahoga recount Story Here Archive
John Kerry's presidential campaign criticized the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections Wednesday night for its handling of the presidential recount and said some parts of that recount should be conducted again.
Kerry to Enter Ohio Recount Fray Story Here Archive
2004 Democratic Presidential candidate John Kerry will file today, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, papers in support of the Green Party/Libertarian Party recount effort. Specifically, Kerry will be filing a request for expedited discovery regarding Triad Systems voting machines, as well as a motion for a preservation order to protect any and all discovery and preserve any evidence on this matter.
Voters glad their ballots finally will count Story Here Archive
Weeks ago, they like hundreds of thousands of other Washington residents exercised their right to vote, filling out their choices for office on absentee ballots received from their county elections office.
Third time may be a charm for Gregoire Story Here Archive
OLYMPIA Riding two huge wins yesterday, Democrat Christine Gregoire appears to have undone Republican Dino Rossi's victory in the closest governor's race in U.S. history.
Deep divisions that go beyond mishandled ballots Story Here Archive
Years from now, the incredibly close governor's race of 2004 will be remembered as an extra rivet in the Cascade Curtain.
Ohio County Reports: Details of an Injustice Story Here Archive
The Ohio recount is uncovering serious problems in our electoral processes that must be addressed immediately, both in Ohio and other states.
Monroe County: New voting machines on the way Story Here Archive
MONROE - It' not just a handful of longtime local elected officials who made their electoral exits in last month's general election. Monroe County's aging voting machines took their last bow before the voters as well.
State gets $16M to replace punch cards voting system Story Here Archive
SALT LAKE CITY ? Utah needs to replace its outdated punch card voting system within 18 months, and the federal government has given the state a financial boost to get it done.
New video suggests voting firm Triad sought to thwart recount of paper ballots Story Here Archive
A video shot by a documentary filmmaker suggests that an Ohio voting firm sought to thwart the recount of actual paper ballots, a source who has seen the tape tells RAW STORY.
Kerry conceded too soon, Jackson asserts Story Here Archive
(KRT) - Claiming Ohio's 2004 election results were more troubling than Florida's four years ago, the Rev. Jesse Jackson on Thursday said Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry called it quits too soon.
Job 1 for new governor: Review election Story Here Archive
Regardless of who becomes our governor, one of her or his first acts should be to appoint a blue-ribbon commission to review this election and make recommendations to the Legislature for practical, immediate reforms. No one wants future elections to rely so heavily on the involvement of the courts and lawyers. We need to act now and make the necessary changes.
Gregoire catches Rossi, Democrats say Story Here Archive
After losing the first two counts in Washington's closest-ever race for governor, it appears Democrat Christine Gregoire has pulled even with ? or possibly overtaken ? Republican Dino Rossi, with tomorrow the final day of a contentious statewide manual recount.
The clear winner? Most likely, it'll be election reform Story Here Archive
The election's not over yet, but already there's talk of reform.
In the Northwest: A governor's race full of partisan sound and fury Story Here Archive
In case you missed the movie "Twister," our Washington governor's race is a never-ending source of swirling hot air, howling sounds and crazy changes in direction.
Democrats: Gregoire wins by 8 votes Story Here Archive
Democrat Christine Gregoire will defeat Republican Dino Rossi by eight votes in the governor's race recount when King County reports results today, state Democratic Party Chairman Paul Berendt said last night.
Democrats lay claim to lead Story Here Archive
OLYMPIA - Democratic Party leaders claimed late Tuesday that gubernatorial candidate Christine Gregoire had picked up enough votes in the ballot recount in King County to wrest the statewide lead from Republican Dino Rossi.
Ohio electoral fight becomes 'biggest deal since Selma' as GOP stonewalls Story Here Archive
COLUMBUS As Republican officials stonewall subpoenas and subvert the recount process, Rev. Jesse Jackson has pronounced Ohio's vote fraud fiasco "the biggest deal since Selma" and has called for a national rally at "the scene of the crime" in Columbus January 3.