Guest Blogged by Ellen Theisen of VotersUnite.org
In our featured article, the ES&S tabulation software added nearly 5,000 votes to the total as votes from the three M650 scanners were combined. Some people in India are suggesting that their election was rigged; with DREs, how will they find out if their software goofed, too?...
- Featured: Scanner glitch blamed for election miscounts (SD)
- National: Thinking Outside the Urn: Statisticians make their marks on US ballots
- National: EVT/WOTE 2009 Program Schedule
- National: Pivotal Labs Talks TrustTheVote Open Source Digital Voting
- AZ: County approves [a per] voter surcharge [to utility companies for election costs]
- CO: Text of House Bill 1205 – authorizes an internet-base voting "pilot" program for overseas military voters.
- CO: Summary of bills signed by Gov. Ritter (see House Bill 1205)
- CT: 2009 Regular Session Legislative Roundup/Wrapup
- GA: Justice Department Blocks Discriminatory Voting Practices In Georgia
- GA: VOTING RIGHTS: DOJ finds Georgia voter screening inaccurate and discriminatory
- MN: Do the Dead Vote in Minnesota?
- NV: ACORN lawyers say case is political
- OK: Votes of the dead may not be fraud: An election official says a report dug up mostly clerical errors.
- TX: Expanding voter participation: the roadmap is clear
(A repeat, with the link to the referenced report here:
- WA: King County Cancels Registration For 73000 Inactive Voters
- India: Is india doomed forever? a review on 2009 election results
- Philippines: Manual system eyed for absentee votes
- UK: Elections should be electronic to increase turnout
"E-voting technology, which could give voters the ability to register their choice over the internet, could make elections more democratic, according to research."
"To encourage citizen ownership of transparent, participatory democracy." The Creekside Declaration. March 22, 2008
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