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Official says state was forced to certify voting machines    Story Here  Archive
Published:Tuesday, March 16, 2004
By: GIG CONAUGHTON - Staff Writer for the North County Times
SAN DIEGO A state elections official said Tuesday that California's secretary of state was forced by insubordinate counties including San Diego County into blessing the electronic voting equipment that caused polls to open late and voters to be turned away March 2.

Harvard Law group to send students to ensure poll access    Story Here  Archive
Published:Tuesday, March 16, 2004
by The Associated Press
BOSTON - Chaotic vote counting is the lasting image of the 2000 election, but a group of Harvard Law School students say the millions of voters who were wrongly denied ballots was a bigger story. This year, they're trying to prevent it from happening again.

Johnson County Demands Answers From ES&S    Story Here  Archive
Published:Monday, March 15, 2004
By Eric Halvorson and Loni Smith McKown for WISH-TV Indiana
ES&S had installed illegal software in touch-screen voting machines used by three Indiana counties last November. On Friday night, Johnson County's election board met with ES&S officials to get guarantees that obligations will be met.

Voting machine glitches concern computer experts    Story Here  Archive
Published:Monday, March 15, 2004
By Toby Eckert for Copely News Service
WASHINGTON – With memories of Florida's 2000 election debacle still fresh, an estimated 50 million American voters in November will cast their ballots using electronic voting machines similar to the ones that posed problems in San Diego and other California counties in the March 2 primary election.

E-Voting : US Senator Hillary Clinton calls for paper trail for electronic voting    Story Here  Archive
Published:Monday, March 15, 2004
In the Irish Politics Website
Councillor Gerry Breen today pointed to the situation of 2 prominent US senators (Hillary Clinton and Bob Graham) calling for a paper trail of the electronic voting while Cullen & company drive blindly on. "The setting up of a commission whose focus is solely on the secrecy and accuracy of the Nedap/Powervote system and excludes the Ombudsman is merely a cynical exercise in diversion.A full review of Electronic Voting is required now"Breen concludes.

Ballot questions remain after dress rehearsal    Story Here  Archive
Published:Monday, March 15, 2004
Palm Beach Post Editorial
By all appearances, Tuesday's election was a success in Florida. Most polling places opened on time, most voters cast ballots without incident, and no candidates complained that all votes weren't counted. But minor problems inched into view, raising questions about electronic touch-screen systems that go beyond the issue of paper trails. And after 2000, any minor problem in Florida is potentially a major problem.

Electronic voting has problems so do other ways    Story Here  Archive
Published:Monday, March 15, 2004
Opinion in the Modesto Bee
Most people wouldn't think that counting votes is that complicated. And most people would think that any kind of counting would be made easier by a computer.

Machines may boost turnout    Story Here  Archive
Published:Monday, March 15, 2004
by John Rezanka in the Times-Press (IL)
While the presidential primary results were basically decided before Illinois residents even got the chance to vote, a new optical-scan voting system and local referenda could boost voter turnout in La Salle County.

Florida as the Next Florida    Story Here  Archive
Published:Sunday, March 14, 2004
Opinion in the New York Times
As Floridians went to the polls last Tuesday, Glenda Hood, Katherine Harris's successor as secretary of state, assured the nation that Florida's voting system would not break down this year the way it did in 2000. Florida now has "the very best" technology available, she declared on CNN.

Election flawed: Don't Repeat Florida in 2004    Story Here  Archive
Published:Sunday, March 14, 2004
Opinion in Newsday.com
The nightmares of the last presidential election were on paper. This year, with wide use of electronic voting, the bad dreams could appear in the form of wayward bytes in a computer's addled brain, calamitous errors by poorly trained poll workers, or manipulation by hackers - for fun or profit.

Atlantis recount quick to make results official    Story Here  Archive
Published:Sunday, March 14, 2004
By Sarah Eisenhauer, Palm Beach Post Staff Writer
WEST PALM BEACH The margin of victory in one Atlantis City Council race was extremely slim, but not small enough for a single ballot to make any difference.

Review shows poll workers got little training    Story Here  Archive
Published:Sunday, March 14, 2004
Information from the Orange County Register
Poll workers using a new electronic system in an election that left masses of people voting in the wrong precincts received only a few minutes of hands-on training and weren't prepared to handle glitches.

Election Panel Tells States Money Will Be Coming    Story Here  Archive
Published:Sunday, March 14, 2004
By Dan Keating, Washington Post Staff Writer
Struggling to get up and running with its $1.2 million budget for the current year, and still without telephones, e-mail or permanent office space, the first formal meeting of the Election Assistance Commission is now scheduled to occur on March 23, 2004.

Orange County, Calif., Electronic Voting Marred by Poor Training    Story Here  Archive
Published:Sunday, March 14, 2004
By Tony Saavedra, Martin Wisckol and Natalya Shulyakovskaya for the OC Register
Orange County's first run with new electronic voting machines was marred by poor training that left at least 1,200 people voting in the wrong precincts, others voting more than once and still others leaving the polls without voting at all in the March 2 primary.

Atlantis candidate asks for recount    Story Here  Archive
Published:Saturday, March 13, 2004
By George Bennett, Palm Beach Post Staff Writer
The recount, scheduled for 1 p.m. today, won't change the election's outcome. Because most of the ballots were cast on paperless electronic voting machines, the Palm Beach County elections canvassing board will have only one paper absentee ballot to examine.

Calif. officials urge delaying use of e-votes    Story Here  Archive
Published:Saturday, March 13, 2004
By Erika D. Smith for the Akron Beacon Journal
Ohio legislators trying to delay the use of electronic voting machines got some company this week when twoCalifornia senators asked their state to do the same.
Sens. Don Perata, an Oakland Democrat, and Ross Johnson, an Irvine Republican, sent a letter to California Secretary of State Kevin Shelley asking that the machines not be used in the November election. They also warned they're ready to push through emergency legislation to force decertification of the machines.


Absentee miscount throws at least five races into doubt    Story Here  Archive
Published:Saturday, March 13, 2004
By CHRIS TRIBBEY, City Editor of the Napa Valley Register
The results of the race for supervisor between Harold Moskowite and Mike Rippey, along with several other races on the March 2 ballot, were thrown into doubt Friday after more election errors surfaced in Napa County.

Make sure poll machines are ready    Story Here  Archive
Published:Saturday, March 13, 2004
Editorial by the Newspaper Network of Central Ohio
The Issue:
The state Controlling Board wants to make sure security issues are cleared up before releasing $127 million for new voting machines.


Voting machines aren't illegal    Story Here  Archive
Published:Saturday, March 13, 2004
By Don Fasnacht for the Palladium-Item (IN)
Wayne County's new voting machines aren't illegal; they're just not certified yet.
But uncertified or not, they've been approved for use in the May primary elections.
"I wish people would use the term 'certified' instead of legal," Wayne County Clerk Sue Anne Lower said. "That way it doesn't sound so bad."


Electronic voting component wasn't fully tested    Story Here  Archive
Published:Saturday, March 13, 2004
By Helen Gao for the San Diego Union Tribune
State election officials knew in the days leading up to the March 2 election that a key component of San Diego County's electronic voting system had not undergone the full testing set forth by federal standards, according to internal government correspondence.

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