Run for Congress stymied by wrongly marked ballots Story Here Archive
For the candidate ? a maverick outsider mounting a last-minute, write-in campaign ? the elation of election night slowly turned to bitter defeat.
County needs law change to save money on equipment Story Here Archive
LIBERTY, Ind. If Union County wants to save significant money on new voting equipment, it probably will have to get legislation passed this year.
Spending by voting machine companies picking up Story Here Archive
ALBANY, N.Y. In just the last six months, companies looking to cash in on New York state's expected move to replace its aging lever-action voting machines with electronic models have spent more than $357,000 on lobbying, according to a new report.
Process for validating signatures varies widely in Washington Story Here Archive
Procedures for validating ballot signatures vary widely from county to county in Washington state, a fact that has become significant given the razor-thin margin of the governor's race.
Ohio court asked to overturn election Story Here Archive
Even as a recount not expected to change the outcome of Ohio's presidential race continued Friday, voters who said problems with voting machines last month indicated fraud asked the Ohio Supreme Court to overturn the Nov. 2 results.
Bush, Kerry each gain votes Story Here Archive
Hanging chads that came loose when punch-card ballots were handled again or rerun through tallying machines explain most of the additional votes President Bush and John Kerry are picking up in Ohio's recount, election officials said Friday.
Recount confirms Kerry's Cuyahoga win Story Here Archive
John Kerry picked up 17 votes and George W. Bush lost six in Cuyahoga County's presidential recount.
Prolonged election reveals cracks in system Story Here Archive
As the recount in the closest governor's race in Washington state history goes on and on and on, the questions keep mounting.
Counter for a day finds few bugs in recount process Story Here Archive
Lindsay McClellan is sitting across from me, sifting through a 4-inch stack of ballots, when she says the words that could change the course of state history: "We've got a smudge."
Volunteers complete local recount Story Here Archive
COSHOCTON Coshocton County's voting system of paper ballots counted by optical scanning machines works remarkably well.
New Volunteer Scientific Project for Detection of Vote-Counting Errors Story Here Archive
PRWEB) December 18, 2004 http://uscountvotes.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=blogcategory&id=70&Itemid=54 In recent years the integrity and accuracy of the voting process in America have been a continuing source of controversy. Numerous accusations and counter-accusations of voting irregularities have been made. Accusations inevitably spread - and persist - in the absence of a rigorous scientific method for detecting where vote counting errors may have occurred. The integrity of the election process is the cornerstone of democracy; open investigation of alleged vote counting irregularities is a matter of vital civic importance.
Chelan County's fix of ballot to be focal point of Dems' appeal Story Here Archive
WENATCHEE, Wash. A Leavenworth woman's vote for Dino Rossi - which almost didn't count - shows why King County should be allowed to tally several hundred mistakenly rejected ballots in the race for governor, a Wenatchee lawyer has argued.
Electors across US break traditional pro forma ritual to use electoral college to protest election Story Here Archive
Electors across US break traditional pro forma ritual to use electoral college to protest election violations
Gregoire gains ground in count Story Here Archive
In the marathon race for governor, Democrat Christine Gregoire on Thursday closed the gap on Republican Dino Rossi when she picked up a chunk of votes in Snohomish County.
Up to 162 ballots missing Story Here Archive
King County election officials will enter a locked "cage" in a warehouse this morning to look for a plastic mail tray they believe contains up to 162 misplaced absentee ballots.
Green Calls for Vote Compromise Story Here Archive
A statewide presidential recount remained in limbo on Thursday, but at least one of those pushing for the recount was hoping for a negotiated compromise.
More Uncounted Ballots Found in Wash. Story Here Archive
SEATTLE With Washington state in the middle of a recount of its amazingly close governor's race, election officials in Seattle's King County entered a warehouse Friday and found a plastic tray containing 150 misplaced ballots.
In state where election door won?t shut, recount finding little change Story Here Archive
CLEVELAND (AP) ? Vote totals did not change significantly as the state?s recount of the presidential election continued Thursday, but witnesses say there is more to the recount than just numbers.
Democrats challenge Householder's victory Story Here Archive
Columbus -Democrats filed a lawsuit to overturn House Speaker Larry Householder's election as Perry County auditor, saying they discovered a string of peculiar voting irregularities that cast doubt on his victory.
The election is over and the Electoral College has officially chosen George W. Bush as America's president, but doubters are still scrutinizing nearly every aspect of the controversial vote.