Ohio county left 39 voting machines unused Story Here Archive
COLUMBUS, Ohio - While some voters waited in long lines to cast a ballot, the Franklin County elections board left 39 voting machines unused on Election Day.
County will consider all-mail voting Story Here Archive
Going to the polls to vote in Pierce County might go away under a local initiative to consider requiring mail-only elections.
Six weeks after voters in Sandusky and Ottawa counties cast their votes, elections officials in both counties will be counting those votes again next week.
Election costs could hit $3 million in Cuyahoga Story Here Archive
For Cuyahoga County voters, the price of democracy is about $3 million.
Election Day criticisms may yield changes Story Here Archive
Bill R. Harris, 74, is an old hand at voting. He has cast his ballot at Hatton Elementary School since moving to Akron's Ellet area in 1955. In fact, his wife, Jackie, was a Democratic precinct committee member there for several years. But when Harris showed up at Hatton to vote on Nov. 2 just as he had for nearly half a century he was told he couldn't.
Voting Rights Groups 'Block' Talk of Machine-Free Elections Story Here Archive
So much for a free and fair exchange of ideas. At conferences and hearings across the country, traditional voting rights organizations have successfully blocked any serious debate on machine-free, paper-only elections. It appears that our well-entrenched so-called 'voting rights' organizations, including the NAACP and ACLU, haven't absorbed the lesson from America's election debacles. They would rather invite the industry-funded National Association of State Election Directors (NASED) to speak at their conferences, than invite researchers and activists who will argue that the machines must go.
Craven Co. likely to have new voting machines Story Here Archive
Craven County's next election as well as those across the state will most likely see voters casting ballots on new voting machines with a verifiable paper trail.
Opinion column: The F word Story Here Archive
It's official: There will be another election. The unofficial count showed the conservative candidate with a 3 percent lead in the popular tally, but allegations of fraud and corruption have tainted those results.
Democrats dust off old rule Story Here Archive
Even if Republican Dino Rossi wins the hand recount of the state?s extraordinary governor?s race, a never-before-used provision in the state constitution could allow the Democrat-controlled Legislature to hand the election to Democrat Christine Gregoire.
Shared machines at adjoining precincts caused voter problems Story Here Archive
CLEVELAND - Voters using the wrong machines in adjoining precincts at the same location apparently caused voting aberrations in 17 of 1,458 Cuyahoga County precincts, The Plain Dealer reported Friday.
Doubts Persist About Election Results Story Here Archive
Washington (AP) - As the Electoral College prepares to certify President Bush (website - news - bio) 's re-election on Monday, concerns persist about the integrity of the nation's voting system - particularly in Ohio, where details continue to emerge of technology failures, voter confusion and overcrowded polling stations in minority and poor neighborhoods.
Election proves need for an e-vote paper trail Story Here Archive
Lawsuits and recount demands have piled up in Ohio and Florida ever since the November election. They charge everything from targeted disenfranchising of minority voters to computer hacking to denying voters enough time to mail in absentee ballots.
Zogby Defense: 'My Polling Was Very, Very Good' Story Here Archive
(CNSNews.com) - Pollster John Zogby Thursday defended his company's participation in a left wing forum on Capitol Hill where liberal special interest groups and Democratic House members alleged that the 2004 election had been marred by fraud and malfunctioning voting machines.
Odd vote results point to mix-ups at some precincts Story Here Archive
The election results tabulated from the two precincts at Benedictine High School seemed off-kilter from the start.
Wood County to scale back vote-machine purchases Story Here Archive
BOWLING GREEN - With money tight for 2005, Wood County commissioners said yesterday they would likely appropriate less than half of the $450,000 the board of elections has requested to buy additional touch-screen voting machines.
Why history demands an Ohio revote Story Here Archive
Opponents of a recount and revote in Ohio say the first won't change the election's outcome and the second is unwarranted. But history demands them both.
Winning in the streets Story Here Archive
In the Ukraine, they respond to rigged elections well.
From Selma to Palm Beach to Columbus Story Here Archive
Today as we gather the worth of the America?s vote and the credibility of our democracy is being weighed in the balance. Why is the election in Ohio certified 34 days after the election? Why was there such a large exit poll gap in Florida, Pennsylvania and Ohio? Why are the parallels between Ohio and Florida ? pre-election problems, Election Day irregularities and post-election counting ? so consistent?
Nevada's Electoral College members meet next week Story Here Archive
Nevada's five Electoral College members will certify President Bush's re-election on Monday amid continuing controversy over the Nov. 2 elections including a lawsuit questioning Bush's victory in this state.
Shared voter machines in Ohio caused problems, paper says Story Here Archive
CLEVELAND A polling place that served two adjoining precincts counted hundreds of votes for fringe presidential candidates Nov. 2, apparently because poll workers didn't instruct voters to use only the machines for their precinct, a newspaper reported Friday.