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Gov. Schwarzenegger Signs Ca. Paper Trail Bill into Law    Story Here  Archive
Published:Wednesday, September 29, 2004
Kim Alexander Government Technology 29 September 2004
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed SB 1438 into law. This bill, co-authored by Senators Ross Johnson (R-Orange) and Don Perata (D-Alameda) requires there to be a voter verified paper record to back up every electronic ballot cast in California by 2006 Primary election.

Voter-Verified Ballots - The Code Breakers    Story Here  Archive
Published:Wednesday, September 29, 2004
Jill S. Farrell Insight Magazine 29 September 2004
Approximately 30 percent of the nation's votes could be cast using controversial electronic voting machines this November. The major complaint regarding the touch-screen - Direct Recording Electronic (DRE) - voting machine systems is their lack of a verifiable paper trail.

Computerized voting is just a gateway to fraud    Story Here  Archive
Published:Wednesday, September 29, 2004
By Ray Molzon Michigan Tech. Univ. 29 September 2004
"Those who cast the votes decide nothing. Those who count the votes decide everything." Words of wisdom from one of the 20th century's worst tyrants, Josef Stalin. With the climate being rife with political slogans, smear campaigns and a noted absence of any deep discussion about relevant national issues, it can only mean one thing: another election day is just around the corner.

Unearthing the Undervote    Story Here  Archive
Published:Wednesday, September 29, 2004
By Thomas Hargrove American Journalism Review 29 September 2004
Rural Tyler County in the western hills of West Virginia lost exactly 1,000 votes belonging to Bob Dole during the 1996 presidential election. In fact, a lot of votes in a lot of places were lost in the past eight years because of inaccurate voting machines, confusing ballot designs and faulty accounting methods.

Ex-Diebold employee to run Solano elections    Story Here  Archive
Published:Wednesday, September 29, 2004
By Warren Lutz Fairfield-Suisun City Daily Republic 29 September 2004
FAIRFIELD Diebold Election Systems may have lost Solano County's voting machine contract, but that didn't stop the county from hiring a former Diebold employee to run local elections.

Wexler doesn?t expect paper trail in time for Nov. 2    Story Here  Archive
Published:Tuesday, September 28, 2004
by Sean Salai Boca Raton News 28 September 2004
U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler yesterday claimed victory after a federal appeals court revived his lawsuit seeking a paper trail for Florida’s new touch-screen voting machines, but said he does not expect to win the case before the Nov. 2 presidential election.
“It’s a huge victory for people who want a paper trail for their election machines,” Wexler, a Democrat from Boca Raton, told the Boca News yesterday. “It probably won’t happen before Nov. 2, but I’m confident there will be a paper trail in the long run.”


Federal court revives congressman's petition seeking paper trail for voting machines    Story Here  Archive
Published:Tuesday, September 28, 2004
By Jeremy Milarsky South Florida Sun-Sentinel 28 September 2004
With the presidential election a little more than a month away, a federal appeals court on Monday morning revived a Democratic congressman's quest to give Florida voters paper receipts for the state's touch-screen voting machines, in case a recount is needed.

Court revives voting machine lawsuit    Story Here  Archive
Published:Tuesday, September 28, 2004
BY GARY FINEOUT AND LESLEY CLARK Miami Herald 28 September 2004
TALLAHASSEE - Florida's election system, ridiculed and maligned during the 2000 presidential election and then rebuilt with new technology, was thrown into chaos again Monday with five weeks to go before Election Day.

County wins e-voting recount suit    Story Here  Archive
Published:Tuesday, September 28, 2004
By: DAVE DOWNEY North County Times 28 September 2004
An Indio judge ruled Monday that Riverside County properly recounted the electronic ballots cast in March in the 1st District supervisorial race between three-term incumbent Bob Buster and challengers Linda Soubirous and Kevin Pape, a former Lake Elsinore mayor.
In ruling thus, Riverside County Superior Judge James S. Hawkins threw out of court Soubirous' legal challenge against the county's touch-screen system, at a time when electronic voting has come under increasing scrutiny throughout the nation.


Commissioners support 'paper trail' for electronic voting system    Story Here  Archive
Published:Tuesday, September 28, 2004
By JOHN MARTIN Evansville Courier & Press 28 September 2004
Vanderburgh County Commissioners on Monday voiced support for a state law requiring that computerized voting systems have a mandatory "paper trail."
The Nov. 2 election will be Vanderburgh's second one with a new touchscreen voting system manufactured by Election Systems & Software. No problems were reported in the May primary, but some people say they still worry about hacking and accidental malfunctions.


As the November Election Draws Near, Congress Should Require That Electronic Votes Leave a Paper Trail    Story Here  Archive
Published:Tuesday, September 28, 2004
Anita Ramasastry FindLaw 28 September 2004
On September 14, the Maryland Court of Appeals - the state's highest court issued a crucial ruling. In its decision, it rejected a challenge to Maryland's current electronic touch-screen voting machine system - slated to be used on November 2, everywhere in the state but in Baltimore.

More federal lawmakers want paper records of electronic ballots    Story Here  Archive
Published:Tuesday, September 28, 2004
By RACHEL KONRAD Associated Press 28 September 2004
Just five weeks before election day, federal legislators are increasingly casting doubt on electronic voting terminals and demanding that touchscreen computers produce paper records.

Court Orders Judge to Hear Fla. Suit on Vote Machines    Story Here  Archive
Published:Tuesday, September 28, 2004
By Michael Christie Reuters 28 September 2004
MIAMI (Reuters) - Florida's attempts to avoid a repeat of the 2000 election fiasco took another hit late Monday when federal judges ordered a lower court to hear a lawsuit demanding that electronic voting machines be equipped to print receipts for voters.
While it was unclear whether any ruling on the lawsuit would be issued before the Nov. 2 presidential election, electoral reform activists and state officials alike warned on Tuesday that with barely a month to go, there would not be enough time to comply anyway.


Schwarzenegger signs bill banning paperless voting systems    Story Here  Archive
Published:Tuesday, September 28, 2004
Rachel Konrad Associated Press 28 September 2004
SAN FRANCISCO - In a major victory for computer scientists and voter advocates, a new bill signed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger bans the use of electronic voting machines that don't produce paper records of every ballot cast.

Observers Foresee Snags in U.S. Election    Story Here  Archive
Published:Tuesday, September 28, 2004
Erica Werner Associated Press 28 September 2004
WASHINGTON - Problems loom for the presidential election including voting equipment changes that could delay the outcome past Nov. 2, a group of international observers said Tuesday in a report.

Touchscreen voting machine found abandoned in city    Story Here  Archive
Published:Tuesday, September 28, 2004
Associated Press 28 September 2004
ANNAPOLIS Members of the State Board of Elections were surprised to hear reports today that Diebold touchscreen voting machines similar to those used in Maryland were found abandoned recently on a street and in a bar in Baltimore.

Duval, of optical scan system, told to add touchscreens for blind    Story Here  Archive
Published:Tuesday, September 28, 2004
Associated Press 28 September 2004
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A federal judge Tuesday ordered Duval County to install touchscreen voting machines for blind and manually disabled voters who cannot use the county's optical scan machines without help. He said they had to be installed in time for the November election.

Political parties want your vote ? ASAP    Story Here  Archive
Published:Monday, September 27, 2004
By Karen Branch-Brioso St. Louis Post Dispatch 27 September 2004
WASHINGTON - In Arizona, any voter may cast a presidential ballot starting this Thursday, and election officials in Maricopa County predict that more than half the votes will be cast before Election Day on Nov. 2.
In Charleston, W.Va., the nonprofit Mountaineers Educational Research Fund will put a trolley on the streets on Oct. 13 - the first day of early voting there - to take voters to county courthouses to cast their ballots.


Touch-screen critics gear up to challenge vote machines    Story Here  Archive
Published:Monday, September 27, 2004
By Christina Bellantoni Washington Times 27 September 2004
Critics of touch-screen voting machines in the Washington region and national voting rights groups are already lining up legal challenges to any November elections marred by computer malfunctions.

Is electronic voting risky?    Story Here  Archive
Published:Monday, September 27, 2004
By Josh Loftin Desert Morning News 27 September 2004
The average voter may not be overly concerned with electronic voting machines, but a group of computer scientists is raising awareness of security dangers, possible ballot tampering and computer error.
John Carter, an associate professor of computer science at the University of Utah, believes that all of the possible failures of electronic voting machines need to be considered. He urges county clerks and state elections officials to exercise extreme caution when deciding which machines will replace the current punch-card ballots.


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