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Ballot Error Effect Cited    Story Here  Archive
Published:Tuesday, March 30, 2004
By Jean O. Pasco, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
Although some Orange County voters cast the wrong electronic ballots in the March 2 primary, potentially altering the outcome of one race for a Democratic Party post, Registrar Steve Rodermund said he will certify the results of the election today.

County Seeks to Mend Electronic Voting Problems    Story Here  Archive
Published:Tuesday, March 30, 2004
By MEGAN REITER Contributing Writer for the Daily Californian
Amid concerns that widespread technical problems tainted voting results in Alameda County’s elections earlier this month, county officials met with representatives from Diebold Election Systems last week, seeking answers for their machines’ malfunctions.

New digitial voting machines to get preview    Story Here  Archive
Published:Tuesday, March 30, 2004
By: David Campbell , Staff Writer for the Princeton Packet
Mercer County's new digital voting machines, which replace the cumbersome lever-style machines used by municipalities in elections since the 1950s, will be on display at Princeton Township Hall on Wednesday and Thursday.
   "It's been a long time coming," said Township Clerk Linda McDermott. "It's nice to see it's finally come to fruition."
   The county budgeted about $4.2 million to buy 600 state-of-the-art voting machines.


SUPERVISORIAL ELECTION: The incumbent avoids a runoff, but a recount is being considered.    Story Here  Archive
Published:Tuesday, March 30, 2004
By MICHAEL CORONADO / The Press-Enterprise
The Riverside County registrar's office on Monday certified the District 1 supervisorial election, paving the way for an expected recount by losing candidate Linda Soubirous.
The certified results still show incumbent Bob Buster garnering the needed 50 percent plus one vote to avoid a November runoff against Soubirous.


New voting machines mandated    Story Here  Archive
Published:Tuesday, March 30, 2004
by Brad Buck of The Palatka Daily News
Putnam County may have to spend as much as $300,000 for touch-screen voting machines for either this fall's elections or the 2006 elections, Elections Supervisor Don Hersey said Monday.
That possibility grew out of a tentative federal court ruling in Duval County in January.


New systems offer solution to punch cards    Story Here  Archive
Published:Tuesday, March 30, 2004
By Patrick Waldron Daily Herald Staff Writer
By the next mid-term election in November 2006, the federal government wants to eliminate punch-card ballots.
Kane County Clerk John Cunningham thinks he's found a system to make that work in this county's 220 precincts and at the cheapest price.


Bay Area Programmers Develop Touchscreen Alternative    Story Here  Archive
Published:Tuesday, March 30, 2004
By JAKOB SCHILLER in the Berkeley Daily Planet
As touchscreen voting machines continue to draw heat from critics pointing to allegations of security vulnerabilities, one group of computer science experts proposes to have the solution.

Sacramento County plans for touch-screen voting machines    Story Here  Archive
Published:Tuesday, March 30, 2004
By Cameron Jahn Bee Staff Writer
Sacramento County elections officials are moving toward an historic change in the way voters here cast ballots: touch-screen voting machines.
Elections officials aim to put out a request for proposals Thursday for a new voting system that will provide at least one touch-screen machine in more than 800 polling places for the Nov. 7 presidential election.


WILLIAMSON COUNTY SWITCHING TO VOTING MACHINES    Story Here  Archive
Published:Tuesday, March 30, 2004
BY JOHN D. HOMAN for the Southern Illinoisan
MARION Williamson County Clerk Saundra Jent is opting for Opti-Scan.
After nearly a quarter century of punch ballot voting, Jent said county voters can expect a change this fall for the general election.


Wexler: Avoid vote chaos    Story Here  Archive
Published:Monday, March 29, 2004
By Kathy Bushouse in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel
U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler's legal pursuit of printers for touch-screen voting machines could have a profound effect on the November general election if a federal judge agrees with the congressman's assertion that not having the printers violates parts of the U.S. Constitution.

Senate ponders voting receipts    Story Here  Archive
Published:Monday, March 29, 2004
By Johnathon E. Briggs for the Baltimore Sun
As the Senate considers passage tonight of legislation that would require the state's new electronic voting machines to produce paper records of cast ballots, bill opponents warn that a paper trail could jeopardize the validity of future elections and violate the secrecy of ballots cast by blind voters.

Coshocton keeps paper election ballots despite state dispute    Story Here  Archive
Published:Monday, March 29, 2004
By ANDREW HIRSCH in the Coshocton Tribune
COSHOCTON Despite growing pressure on other counties to choose from new electronic voting systems, Coshocton County will retain its machine-counted paper-and-pencil ballots for now.
But that may change due to a federal election law designed to address the problems of punch-card voting publicized during the disputed 2000 presidential election results in Florida.
Coshocton County doesn't use such a card-oriented system, preferring instead the old-fashioned paper-and-pencil ballots that are counted by optical scanning machines and can be recounted manually.


How E-Voting Threatens Democracy    Story Here  Archive
Published:Monday, March 29, 2004
by Kim Zetter for WiredNews
In January 2003, voting activist Bev Harris was holed up in the basement of her three-story house in Renton, Washington, searching the Internet for an electronic voting machine manual, when she made a startling discovery.

Verified Voting Foundation Hires Executive Director - Founder Of Free Speech ISP That Sued Diebold Voting Company    Story Here  Archive
Published:Monday, March 29, 2004
Press Release from Verified Voting
SAN FRANCISCO, March 29 /PRNewswire/ The Verified Voting Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on reliable and secure election systems, today named Will Doherty as its Executive Director.

Duval County ordered to make voting accessible to all voters    Story Here  Archive
Published:Monday, March 29, 2004
Associated Press
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A federal judge has told Duval County to make provisions for visually or physically impaired voters by adding about 60 special voting machines in time for the August 2004 primary.

Despite controversy, criticism, electronic voting is a success    Story Here  Archive
Published:Monday, March 29, 2004
By JAY GOETTING for the Napa Valley Register
The trials and tribulations of Napa County's elections office have overshadowed the apparent success of the county's first all-electronic balloting at the 122 polling places.

Official: Voting will leave paper trail    Story Here  Archive
Published:Sunday, March 28, 2004
by Michael Wright for The Fact
Amid growing concerns that electronic voting is fundamentally flawed, Brazoria County commissioners promise to take a hard look at the new systems before they buy one.

Voting for Better Voting    Story Here  Archive
Published:Sunday, March 28, 2004
Editorial in the Washington Post
MARYLAND LEGISLATORS are moving to address a serious defect in the touch-screen voting machines that the state has been introducing over the last several elections. The problem, pointed out by experts studying the system, is that glitches in the machines' programming could be difficult to detect. Because votes are recorded electronically, some could be lost or perhaps credited to the wrong candidates.

What will Florida do for an encore?    Story Here  Archive
Published:Sunday, March 28, 2004
by Gene Collier Columnist for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Something like 100 million Americans will attempt to participate in a presidential election again Nov. 2, roughly a quarter of them voting electronically on touch-screen systems that have the potential to make the great electoral fiasco of 2000 look like a scrupulously efficient night of church bingo.

Carlos Guerra: Congressional recount? Hope there are no criminal minds    Story Here  Archive
Published:Sunday, March 28, 2004
by Carlos Guerra for MYSA.com and the San Antonio Express-News
It has been years since a major local political race ended as closely as Henry Cuellar's challenge to U.S. Rep. Ciro Rodriguez, which the incumbent won by 145 votes.

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