Guest Blogged by Ellen Theisen of VotersUnite.org
The Tennessee Senate’s defeat, last week, of a bill that would have delayed a switch from paperless e-voting machines to optical scanners is already having an effect. Shelby County Commissioner Steve Mulroy is pressing the county election commission to begin the switch. Some counties in New York will be switching from levers to optical scanners this year, too – testing the uncertified scanners on 1.4 million real voters in real elections in a ‘pilot program.’...
- National: A New Page for Voting: It's Time to Ditch Paper-Based Registration
- National: David Epstein: NAMUDNO and the Dilemma of Observational Equivalence
("The problem is that a world in which Section 5 procedures are unnecessary is observationally equivalent to a world where they are necessary and completely effective.")
- CA: Brown sabatoges [sic] initiative process
- CT: Connecticut Will Not Be Illinois or New York
- IL: Rock Island county clerk files election report
(Leibovitz questioned whether the Touchscreen ballots should count since they lack an election judge's initials.)
- MO: Settlement in Missouri Lawsuit a Victory for Low-Income Voters
- NJ: Sette's attack cannot go unchallenged
- NY: Fine in uproar over polling place change
- NY: Voters to use new machines exclusively
- NY: Area to try voting on optical scanners in 2009
- TN: Commissioner asks Shelby County to begin voting machine switch
- TX: Gov Perry No Voter ID in 96-hour (max) special session | Texas ...
- WA: Election-filing glitch
- India: Can EVMs subvert democracy?
- Iran: Electoral watchdog says disputed vote Iran's 'cleanest ever'
- Iran: Was Iran's election stolen? New study makes a forceful case
- Iran: TIMELINE: Iranian election and aftermath
- Philippines: Comelec preparing for worst-case 2010 scenario
- Philippines: Senator: Comelec 'blinded' by automation
- Philippines: Comelec brass ignores gang of insider-forgers
"To encourage citizen ownership of transparent, participatory democracy." The Creekside Declaration. March 22, 2008
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