Losing by 335,000 in N.H., Nader Demands a Recount Story Here Archive
Independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader, who lost by about 335,000 votes in New Hampshire, has asked the state for a recount.
Craven vote totals become official Story Here Archive
Craven County's 2004 election results are now official, certified and submitted to the North Carolina Board of Elections.
Voters Prefer Take-Home 'ATM Style' Receipt to Prove Their Vote Was Counted Accurately Story Here Archive
WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ An Election Day poll shows that 81% of voters surveyed want to take home a private "ATM style" receipt to verify for themselves their vote was counted correctly. Given a choice between leaving a voter-verified paper ballot at the polling place versus taking home a private voter-verified receipt, 60% say they prefer the idea of take-home receipts and self-verification compared to 36% who say they prefer the idea of leaving a paper ballot with election officials.
Vegas voters favor electronic systemwith a receipt Story Here Archive
Given a choice between an electronic voting machine that produces a take-home receipt of their election choices or a paper ballot that goes into a ballot box, Las Vegas voters chose the receipt by a nearly two-to-one margin.
Diebold to Settle Calif. Suit for $2.6M Story Here Archive
Automated teller machine maker Diebold Inc. said Wednesday that it will pay the state of California $2.6 million to settle a lawsuit related to its electronic voting machines.
Calif. settles electronic voting suit against Diebold for $2.6M Story Here Archive
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California Attorney General Bill Lockyer announced Wednesday a $2.6 million settlement with Diebold Inc., resolving a lawsuit alleging that the company sold the state and several counties shoddy voting equipment.
Protest, complaint filed over board race and poll workers' conduct Story Here Archive
GEORGETOWN - Two people have filed protests or complaints with the Georgetown County Elections Commission and another person says he plans to file a protest by today.
Computer glitch blamed for miscount in JP voting Story Here Archive
BERRYVILLE Election results were not certified Monday as planned, after a computer glitch was discovered that skewed results from the JP District 2 race between Rocky Whitely and Duane Coatney.
Buncombe machines disenfranchise voters Story Here Archive
Touch-screen voting machines in at least two Buncombe County precincts failed to display one of the races on the ballot in the Nov. 2 election. And because the county's Sequoia electronic machines don't provide a paper record, it's impossible to determine how many votes ? and which ones ? were lost.
Buncombe machines disenfranchise voters: Board of Elections blames precinct workers. Story Here Archive
Touch-screen voting machines in at least two Buncombe County precincts failed
to display one of the races on the ballot in the Nov. 2 election. And because
the county's Sequoia electronic machines don't provide a paper record, it's
impossible to determine how many votes ? and which ones ? were lost.
Computer glitch blamed for miscount in JP voting. Story Here Archive
BERRYVILLE Election results were not certified Monday as planned, after a
computer glitch was discovered that skewed results from the JP District 2 race
between Rocky Whitely and Duane Coatney
Voter turnout near 60 percent Story Here Archive
Voters in many parts of Johnson County rallied in record numbers to vote in last week?s elections.
E-voting problems scarce, but are still a cause for concern Story Here Archive
A few years ago, as electronic voting began to replace punchcards and levers at polling places across the country, warnings about the potential for abuse of the technology began to surface. At the time, those warnings were written off as conspiracy theory-fueled rantings from the sort of folks who hear black helicopters humming in the night or who spend summer vacations aiming cameras across the Area 51 boundary line.
Two errors led to incorrect vote totals Story Here Archive
At least two problems with Electronic Systems and Software electronic voting machines caused election errors in Craven County, officials said Monday.
'Independent audit' of new voting machines ordered Story Here Archive
The Vanderburgh County Commissioners voted unanimously to conduct an "independent audit" of the Nov. 2 election results, following complaints about possible malfunctions of the county's touch-screen voting machines. Reports of breakdowns of the machines and long voter lines that forced some voters to wait up to three hours to cast their ballots set the stage for the decision at Monday's meeting.
Election reform Story Here Archive
Heavy turnout and the unfamiliarity of new touch-screen voting machines slowed voting to a crawl in many precincts, but Vanderburgh County's Nov. 2 vote did not succumb to the worst-case scenarios some had predicted.
Boulder ballots eyed Story Here Archive
BOULDER - A printing error that distorted bar codes on paper ballots is being blamed for delays that made this one of the last counties in the nation to report election results.
Ohio Is Set to Reckon With Outstanding Ballots Story Here Archive
Ohio election officials said Monday that they would begin this week the final count of 155,428 provisional ballots and an unknown number of overseas absentee ballots that were cast in the presidential election.
Printer says new ballots tested OK Story Here Archive
The head of the printing company that delivered thousands of ballots that were unreadable to Boulder County's voting machines said his company didn't find any problems when they tested the ballots before delivery.
Flawed count = Human error Story Here Archive
Mecklenburg County election officials double- and triple-counted some votes last week, while leaving others completely uncounted.