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Vote on e-Voting Machines    Story Here  Archive
by Thomas M. Stockwell MCPress 01 November 2004
Tomorrow, November 2, 2004, we'll see the culmination of the e-voting efforts that have preoccupied state election officials across the United States for the last four years. It has been an IT effort of unparalleled sensitivity, garnering national media attention. Yet, on the eve of the 2004 Presidential election, it is still unclear if the various voting systems employed by the states and municipalities will prove to be a boon to the cause of democracy or one more contentious element in a very close and highly contentious election. Tomorrow, we will all find out.

E-Voting Tests Get Failing Grade    Story Here  Archive
Kim Zetter WiredNews 01 November 2004
In 1996, a federal testing lab responsible for evaluating voting systems in the United States examined the software for a new electronic voting machine made by I-Mark Systems of Omaha, Nebraska.
The tester included a note in the lab's report praising the system for having the best voting software he had ever seen, particularly the security and use of encryption.


Maine in no hurry to adopt new ways of voting    Story Here  Archive
By SUSAN M. COVER, Blethen Maine News Service 01 November 2004
AUGUSTA ? Paper ballots are still counted by hand in 80 percent of Maine communities on Election Day. And despite a national movement toward computerized voting machines, Maine officials want to tread lightly when it comes to changing what has worked.

The big election beta test    Story Here  Archive
By Robert Lemos CNET News.com November 1, 2004
Nearly 30 percent of registered voters are expected to use computerized ballot systems, according to Election Data Servicesmaking this election the biggest test yet for the controversial technology in the United States.

State Election Commission has met challenge    Story Here  Archive
Laurel Suggs Opinion Charleston Post and Courier 01 November 2004
There has been, and continues to be, so much media coverage about the "hazards of HAVA" (the 2002 federal legislation entitled "Help America Vote Act"), centered mostly on the integrity of electronic voting machines, that some will go into this election uncertain about the integrity of our voting system, no matter how many facts are presented to reassure the voter.

Most Towns Still Count Ballots By Hand    Story Here  Archive
BY JAMES JARDINE The Caledonian-Record 01 November 2004
NORTHEAST KINGDOM VERMONT About 176 of 241 Vermont towns still tabulate votes the old-fashioned way; they count them by hand.

Feds Issue Test Copies of E-voting Software    Story Here  Archive
Dan Verdon ComputerWorld 01 November 2004
NOVEMBER 01, 2004 (COMPUTERWORLD) - Federal officials last week released a set of software files submitted by five vendors of e-voting systems and voting verification tools, saying that election officials can use the code and related digital signatures to check whether the software they have bought has been modified without their knowledge.

Are Electronic Voting Machines Reliable?    Story Here  Archive
Stefan Lovgren for National Geographic News 01 November 2004
Determined to avoid the fiasco of the 2000 U.S. presidential race?with its dimpled ballots and hanging chads?election officials around the country looked to new technology for tomorrow's U.S. presidential vote.

Florida Wary on Election Eve    Story Here  Archive
By Jacob Ogles WiredNews 01 November 2004
It's been almost four years since the electoral chaos that would damage Florida's reputation like no hurricane ever could.
Following 36 days of recounts and a 537-vote certified victory for George W. Bush, the Florida Legislature passed the largest election reform package in state history. Punch-card ballots were outlawed, statewide standards for recounts were established and new voting technology was certified.


Voters Turned Away After Waiting Hours    Story Here  Archive
WPLG, Local 10, Miami and Fort Lauderdale 1 November 2004
BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. After waiting in line for several hours, several voters were told late Sunday evening that they would have to come back another day to be able to cast their ballot.

E-voting's big test comes Tuesday    Story Here  Archive
By Grant Gross IDG News Service 01 November 2004
uesday's U.S. general election will not only be a test for the presidential candidates, but also for electronic voting machines.

Counties confident in machines as they prepare for Tuesday's vote    Story Here  Archive
Jim Wasserman Associated Press 01 November 2004
SACRAMENTO - County elections officials predicted California's 28,000 electronic voting machines would work smoothly and count accurately Tuesday, as they prepared to count up to 12 million votes and manage long lines during a 13-hour election day marathon.

Voting machines 'simple' to use    Story Here  Archive
WANDA T. WILLIAMS Hagarstown Herald-Mail 31 October 2004
Ever ordered a sandwich using the computerized touch screen menu at an area Sheetz convenience store? Or, withdrawn money from an ATM?
If so, you'll be fine using Maryland's new electronic voting machines, according to a technician who services the machines in Washington County.


Paper ballots available, sort of    Story Here  Archive
Oakland Tribune 31 October 2004
California's electronic-voting counties agreed this summer to make paper provisional ballots available for voters wary of touchscreen machines.

Punch card ballot prevails in Ohio, despite problems    Story Here  Archive
JAMES DREW KnoxNews 31 October 2004
In February, Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell wrote, "With Ohio slated by both national parties as a battleground state, the possibility of a close election with punch cards as the state's primary voting device invites a Florida-like calamity."

Enough Voting Machines?    Story Here  Archive
KEITH EPSTEIN and BRAD SMITH The Tampa Tribune 30 October 2004
TAMPA - It's a common question among Floridians waiting in long lines at early voting sites, and it might be asked as well come Election Day

Hope for the voters    Story Here  Archive
By Palm Beach Post Editorial 30 October 2004
Florida Secretary of State Glenda Hood did just enough to convince a federal judge that the state could conduct a hand recount of touch-screen ballots, but not enough to avoid the suggestion that voters need a verifiable paper trail.

Ex-candidate campaigning for election integrity in Md.    Story Here  Archive
Stephanie Desmon Baltimore Sun 30 October 2004
TAKOMA PARK The first time Linda Schade saw an electronic voting machine was on Election Day two years ago, when her name was on the ballot as a candidate for a seat in the Maryland legislature.
She knew nothing about the touch-screen system being tested in Montgomery County that day, nothing about the questions that would come up even as it was being expanded into nearly every precinct in the state. She quietly cast her ballot and went on her way.


New machines could mean new glitches    Story Here  Archive
David Damron | Orlando Sentinel 30 October 2004
Whether voters punched a card or check-marked a paper ballot, Florida proved in 2000 that the machines people vote on can be as important as the candidate they pick in deciding a close presidential race.

Don't Expect To Find Electronic Voting Machines    Story Here  Archive
By TED MANN The Day New London, CT 30 October 2004
If you're not a born lever puller, you may be among those hoping to find an electronic voting machine waiting for you Tuesday morning at the polls.
You won't.


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