Guest Blogged by Ellen Theisen of VotersUnite.org
A glaring innaccuracy in the New York Times article about Congressman Holt's new election reform bill is pointed out in today's BradBlog article. The NYT says, "Mr. Holt's bill would require paper ballots to be used for every vote cast in November 2010." But according to the bill's text, e-voting machines that merely produce a voter-verifiable paper record are grandfathered in until 2014.
Secretary of State Kurt Browning and ES&S have both responded to the report from Florida Fair Elections Center.
Comelec says: We're ready to go forward with the automation. The Philippines Senate is asking: Who exactly is Smartmatic and are they really able to do the automation? And Business World responds with "A recipe for disaster."...
- National: " New York Times Wrong Again on 'E-Voting' "
- National: Holt: When it comes to voting, a paper ballot system is a must
- National: US Supreme Court issues first ruling to limit Voting Rights Act
- National: Dynamic Originalism?
- FL: Group faults ballot scanner for Florida overvotes
- GA: State may sue Justice Department
- Dominica: PM defends Cabinets’ decision to set up committee for voter ID cards
- Iran: What Actually Happened in the Iranian Presidential Election? Hard Look at the Numbers
- Iran: Iran leader accepts new deadline for vote complaints
- Iran: Iran TV: partial vote recount verifies election result
- Philippines: No election could spark revolution
- Philippines: Comelec draws line with senators on contract review
- Philippines: A recipe for disaster
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