Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org
21 days until Election Day.
Officials in West Virginia have just identified a ballot programming error that will affect straight-party voting. How counties got through their “Logic and Accuracy” testing without discovering this error should give everyone a hint as to why it is important to do testing that is thorough and robust. As to responsibility for the error; all evidence points right back to ES&S, of course. This is more evidence that straight-party voting is not wise. Voters should skip the straight-party option completely and vote in each race; but they need to vote in each race.
Today the NJ judge involved in the Sequoia voting machine problems has ordered the state to tighten up security around the voting machines. She wants everyone back in court on Friday to discuss what actions are being taken to secure the machines. It is also expected that she will finally rule on releasing the Princeton University report on the Sequoia machines....
- Featured - WV: Programming glitch affects ballots statewide
Mistake made by vendor, commissioner says
- Featured - NJ: Judge seeks tighter security around N.J. voting machines
- National: College Students Still Face Voting Stumbling Blocks
- National: Voting Rights Watch: Students still face many hurdles in voting in this year’s election
- National: Students may face challenge at voting booth
- National: Opinion – Phantom Voters
- National: This Election Labyrinth
It is the voters’ turn to speak for the disenfranchised
- National: Election deja vu, all over again
- National: OpEd: Stolen Votes and Stolen Elections
- National: Watchdogs Ask: Is America Ready to Vote?
- CO: Box Not Checked On Thousands Of Registration Forms
- CO: Denver - Denver Doubling Number of Voting Booths
- CO: Ouray County - Paper Ballot or e-Vote? County Offers Both
- CT: Coalition Releases Audit Report on August Primary:
Raises concerns with audit credibility and potential problems for November post-election audit
- CT: Security of elections focus of speaker, films
- FL: Shadow of 2000 election lives on in Sunshine state
- FL: Orange County - Orange blames computer glich for erroneous voter letters
- FL: Palm Beach County election officials prepare for worst
- GA: Opinion - Don't do it, Karen!
- IL: Cook County - Eager voters flock to polls
Record number of voters visit Orland Park Village Hall for first day of early balloting
- KY: Voting Goes Digital In Ky.
- MI: Judge Orders Michigan To Stop Purging Voters
- MI: Berrien County Clerk corrects misinformation
- NC: Craven County - Voter rolls have grown at least 10 percent this year
- OH: Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner on Voter Rights, Faulty Electronic Voting Machines, Voter Fraud and GOP Voter Challenges
- OH: Ohio voter fraud rare
Safeguards prevent 'Mickey Mouse' ballots
- OH: What Happened to Ohio? (And Will It Happen Again?)
- OH: Lucas County - Voting rights group warns of Nov. 4 problems
- OH: Putnam County - State official: Election computers not compromised
- NJ: Judge seeks tighter security around N.J. voting machines
- PA: Presidential ballot will be biggest test yet for new voting machines
- PA: Editorial - Require notice of voter ‘purges’
- TX: Travis County seeking 300 additional poll workers for election
- UT: Study: Poll workers can boost or kill voter trust
- VA: Study: Virginia Might Not Be Ready for Election Day
- VA: Columnist - Will Virginia Polling Places Be Overwhelmed?
- VA: Voter Registration Up in Rural Areas
- WV: Voter registration winding down; early voting about to begin
- WV: Day before early voting, glitch found with machines
- WV: WV Finds Programming Error on Day Before Early Voting Begins
- Scotland: Electronic vote count to return after 'lessons learned' from 2007 fiasco
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