Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org
It appears that Hart Intercivic has admitted that the optical-scan tabulators certified by the state of Colorado and used in that state show a significant error rate when a ballot has stray marks. This was mentioned, and nearly lost, in an article in today’s Denver Post. The vendor has offered a software upgrade to Colorado and they think that upgrade MAY fix the problem. In the mean time counties across the country may be using these same machines with no knowledge of a problem and no knowledge that Hart is providing an upgrade to one state while ignoring theirs....
- NAtional: Alarms Should Go Off Whenever the Discrepancies Between the "Official" Results and the Polls Can't Be Explained
- CA: Marin County - Huffman's vote-by-mail bill advances
- CA: San Diego County - Voting critics lambaste supervisors
- CA: San Diego County - San Diego Voters Confront Board of Supervisors
- CA: Ventura County - Is Ventura up to the count?
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- CO: Citizens Call for Coffman to Resign
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Confusion over certification of voting machines leaves our heads spinning - and wondering about Coffman's leadership.
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- CO: Coffman Wants More Time, Flexibility To Fix Voting Machines
- CO: Larimer County - Clerk urges all mail-in ballot
Larimer County official hopes Legislature will pass election fix
- CO: Pueblo County - County voting machines likely to be recertified
- IL: Feds to investigate spiraling costs of county election vendor
- MD: 2008 Election Judge Training
- MS: Federal appeals court sets hearing date in voter-ID lawsuit
- MT: Gallatin County won't change voting machines
- NH: Bob Koehler - Primary Concerns
- NH: Criminal record of Kenneth Hajjar- New England voting machine firm exec
- NY: Can you spell DEEP TROUBLE?
- NY: Chenango County - County awaits word on HAVA directive
- NY: Warren County consolidates voting districts
- OH: Fairfield County - Paper ballots to make comeback March 4
Official says electronic voting has raised security concerns
- OH: Franklin County - Secretary Of State Investigating Franklin County Board Of Elections
- OH: Franklin County - Ohio SoS Announces Investigation of Franklin County Board of Elections (Finally!)
- OH: Miami County election officials get pay hikes
- OH: Washington County - State removes clamps on local elections office
- PA: Crawford County - Officials confident voting machines pose no problems
- PA: Mercer County - Elections chief: Voting machines here might not be so vulnerable
- PA: Philadelphia - Oh Challenges Voting Irregularities In City Council Election
- TN: Ballot paper trail proposal comes late
- WV: Some States Find Faults With Voting System
- VoterID: High court appears to select sides on Voter ID
Justices focus on Indiana law requiring every voter to show identification
- VoterID: Justices seem hesitant to toss Indiana's voter ID law
Some on high court appear to search for middle ground on law that is toughest in nation
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