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Race on to ready voting machines before primary    Story Here  Archive
Published:Friday, July 30, 2004
by Susie Vasquez for the Douglas Co. Record-Courier 30 July 2004
The race is on to ready Douglas County's new touch-screen voting machines before the primary election on Sept. 7.
Clerk-Treasurer Barbara Reed and her staff have been hustling to prepare the equipment and most of the 160 voting machines have been checked and are ready, but the required printers have not arrived.


IT Clouds Over the Sunshine State    Story Here  Archive
Published:Friday, July 30, 2004
by Cynthia L. Webb in the Washington Post 30 July 2004
The Sunshine State, still smarting from the 2000 presidential election debacle, is once again making headlines for problems with its voting technology, this time with the new high-tech machines that state officials rushed to install to avoid another controversial vote count.

How They Could Steal the Election This Time    Story Here  Archive
Published:Friday, July 30, 2004
by Ronnie Dugger in The Nation 30 July 2004
On November 2 millions of Americans will cast their votes for President in computerized voting systems that can be rigged by corporate or local-election insiders. Some 98 million citizens, five out of every six of the roughly 115 million who will go to the polls, will consign their votes into computers that unidentified computer programmers, working in the main for four private corporations and the officials of 10,500 election jurisdictions, could program to invisibly falsify the outcomes.

Data from 2002 Florida primary found, elections official says    Story Here  Archive
Published:Friday, July 30, 2004
BY TANIA VALDEMORO for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel 30 July 2004
MIAMI - (KRT) - Miami-Dade County Supervisor of Elections Constance Kaplan told county commissioners Friday that her department has found electronic voting records from the 2002 gubernatorial primary between Democrats Janet Reno and Bill McBride that had been considered lost to computer crashes.

Office Finds Disk Holding Voting Data From 2002    Story Here  Archive
Published:Friday, July 30, 2004
By ABBY GOODNOUGH for the New York Times 30 July 2004
MIAMI, July 30 - Days after declaring the electronic records from the 2002 primary election here lost, the Miami-Dade County elections supervisor said Friday that her secretary had unearthed a disk containing the missing data.

Democrats pushing for voting reform    Story Here  Archive
Published:Thursday, July 29, 2004
By Klaus Marre in The Hill 29 July 2004
Democrats renewed their call for voting reform yesterday as paperless voting systems continued to come under fire.
Still aggrieved by the result of the 2000 Florida election, which many Democrats say was stolen, proponents of reform hope the states will address the issue because legislation requiring a voter verified paper trail is unlikely to pass this year.


Election vote loss examined    Story Here  Archive
Published:Thursday, July 29, 2004
BY JOE MOZINGO for the Miami Herald 29 July 2004
Shortly after Miami-Dade's famously troubled 2002 gubernatorial primary, election-reform advocates looked at the precincts with the largest number of reported problems and discovered 1,544 missing ballots that is, 1,544 people who signed in at their polling places, but never recorded a vote on the county's new touch-screen machines.

THE PAPER TRAIL    Story Here  Archive
Published:Thursday, July 29, 2004
by Andrew Gumbel in LACity Beat 29 July 2004
It’s been a less than magnanimous exit from public life for Mischelle Townsend, the controversial Riverside County registrar of voters. In the month since she announced her resignation, amid mounting allegations of electoral mismanagement and overzealous defense of Riverside’s Sequoia computer voting machines, she has lost a key case in federal court, had her ethics questioned, and dodged all but the most softball questions from reporters.

GOP flier questions new voting equipment    Story Here  Archive
Published:Thursday, July 29, 2004
By STEVE BOUSQUET, St. Petersburg Times Staff Writer 29 July 2004
BOSTON - While Gov. Jeb Bush reassures Floridians that touch screen voting machines are reliable, the Republican Party is sending the opposite message to some voters.

Making every vote count    Story Here  Archive
Published:Thursday, July 29, 2004
Editorial in Cincinnati Post 29 July 2004
The last presidential election put the punch card ballot in the history books and, you would have thought consigned it to history as well.
Features unique to the punch card system dimples, hanging chads and all the rest caused a debacle in Florida that threw the election into the U.S. Supreme Court. It declared George Bush the winner in Florida by just 537 votes.


In Florida, a Vote of Confidence That Election Debacle Won't Recur    Story Here  Archive
Published:Thursday, July 29, 2004
By John-Thor Dahlburg in the Orlando Sentinel 29 July 2004
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Way down the Eastern Seaboard from where the Democrats are meeting, the state that broke their collective hearts last time is preparing for another presidential election.

Reformers' Now Attack Costly Election 'Reform' of E-voting    Story Here  Archive
Published:Thursday, July 29, 2004
Jon E. Dougherty, NewsMax.com 29 July 2004
Ever since the controversial recount of votes in a few Democrat-run counties in Florida after the 2000 election, there has been a push in some quarters to move from paper ballots to electronic voting.

Florida GOP Playing Games with Voting Machines    Story Here  Archive
Published:Thursday, July 29, 2004
Press Release from PFAW 29 July 2004
With new doubts about the reliability and accountability of electronic voting machines and daily revelations of continuing chaos in the Florida elections process including a Republican Party mailing questioning the ability to recount votes cast by electronic voting machines People For the American Way Foundation is calling for the immediate establishment of voter-verifiable audit trails in Florida to ensure that every vote will count, and can be recounted if necessary.

Port retiree to direct state's elections    Story Here  Archive
Published:Thursday, July 29, 2004
by CHRIS CLOUGH THE OLYMPIAN 29 July 2004
Washington state heads into the election season with races for major federal and state offices on the ballot, the first change in its primary system in 70 years, and a new person heading election operations.

Nick Handy, former executive director of the Port of Olympia, is now director of elections under Secretary of State Sam Reed.


E-voting critic calls on hackers to expose flaws    Story Here  Archive
Published:Thursday, July 29, 2004
By Robert Lemos for CNET News 29 July 2004
LAS VEGASElectronic voting systems have major security problems and hackers should make it their mission to find the flaws, an e-voting critic told security researchers Thursday.

Officials defend e-voting    Story Here  Archive
Published:Thursday, July 29, 2004
By Shea Andersen in the Albuquerque Tribune 29 July 2004
New Mexico's electronic voting machines are safe, no matter what you hear on the radio, according to Bernalillo County Clerk Mary Herrera.

Expert issues e-voting system challenge to hackers in Vegas    Story Here  Archive
Published:Thursday, July 29, 2004
By CHRISTINA ALMEIDA for AP
LAS VEGAS (AP) - One of the nation's leading critics of paperless electronic voting machines issued a challenge Thursday to computer hackers attending their annual Black Hat conference, encouraging them to test whether it's possible to rig an election.

Fla. GOP urges absentee ballot over machine    Story Here  Archive
Published:Thursday, July 29, 2004
By Jane Musgrave for the Palm Beach Post 29 July 2004
After spending months blocking Democratic efforts to equip touch-screen voting machines with printers to produce paper ballots, Gov. Jeb Bush on Thursday found his position at odds with his own party.

Audit the touch screens to monitor under-votes    Story Here  Archive
Published:Thursday, July 29, 2004
By Palm Beach Post Editorial 30 July 2004
When U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson called for an independent audit of the state's touch-screen voting systems, Secretary of State Glenda Hood had the audacity to offer him a tour and an explanation of the machines' inner workings. That sort of gesture might have satisfied the public during the initial anticipation of the high-tech alternative to hanging chads and over-votes, but it's not enough anymore.

GOP apologizes over voting flier; glossy mailer warns against touch-screens    Story Here  Archive
Published:Thursday, July 29, 2004
By Mark Hollis, Christy McKerney and Jeremy Milarsky for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel
An embarrassed state Republican Party apologized Thursday for a GOP campaign brochure that urged voters to use absentee ballots, undermining efforts by Gov. Jeb Bush and Secretary of State Glenda Hood to inspire confidence in new touch-screen voting machines.

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