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New voting report supports federal election reform

Saturday, 25 July 2009, 1:39 pm | National Election Data Archive

US. Voter Action, NAACP National Voter Fund, and Advancement Project released a joint report today on voting rights concerns: More >>

Improved Methods For Post-Election Audit Sampling

Saturday, 18 July 2009, 3:59 pm | National Election Data Archive

New Improved Methods For Post-Election Audit Sampling By The National Election Data Archive Park City, UT July 17, 2009 Origainl URL More >>

Kathy Dopp: I Voted. Saw "3 Strikes You're Out"

Thursday, 7 February 2008, 9:31 am | National Election Data Archive

I decided to test the Diebold "3 strikes and you're out" rule today but unfortunately I forgot to take a picture of the instructions on the screen which warned me that as soon as I pressed the PRINT BALLOT option, MY BALLOT WOULD BE CAST FOR ME. More >>

Assistance for Secure Elections 2008 bill, HR5036

Friday, 25 January 2008, 9:15 am | National Election Data Archive

Emergency Assistance for Secure Elections in 2008 bill, HR5036 From Kathy Dopp - National Election Dara Archive More >>

How Easy To Audit Elections With 95% Confidence?

Monday, 24 December 2007, 12:30 am | National Election Data Archive

A new analysis using Utah's 2004 General Election results, finds that obtaining 95% confidence-level in election outcomes only requires auditing a reasonable 5.5% of all precinct races overall. More >>

Studies Revealing Diebold Election Security Flaws

Monday, 26 November 2007, 11:26 am | National Election Data Archive

An Updated List of Scientific Studies (from 2003 to 2007) Revealing Diebold/Premier Election Solutions Security Flaws More >>

Complaint Filed Against Utah Top Election Official

Wednesday, 3 October 2007, 10:45 am | National Election Data Archive

The plaintiff, Kathy Dopp, Executive Director of US Count Votes, A Utah nonprofit corporation, says that "Utah's current election system is so secretive that it is akin to allowing a small close-knit group of people to take ballots to a back room ... More >>

First US Scientific Election Audit In Cuyahoga OH

Wednesday, 9 May 2007, 11:52 am | National Election Data Archive

Cuyahoga County, Ohio conducted the first U.S. independent sufficient manual audit of election results. The 67 page audit report is a milestone in the effort to reclaim U.S. election integrity. More >>

Support & Opposition For Election Reform Bills

Wednesday, 28 March 2007, 12:09 am | National Election Data Archive

Will Congress pass election reform legislation by early 2007 in time to be in effect by the 2008 general election? Will The U.S. Congress Pass Any Election Reform Legislation? More >>

Contact Reps. On Vote Count Verification Issues

Wednesday, 7 March 2007, 8:51 am | National Election Data Archive

Please contact your US Senators and US Representative (especially Representative Rush Holt's office and Senator Bill Nelson's office) and ask them to read this paper which explains the problems of trying to verify the software integrity of voting ... More >>

Fool Me Once: Checking Vote Count Integrity

Monday, 5 March 2007, 4:43 pm | National Election Data Archive

To require voter-verified permanent paper ballots and increase voter confidence and accessibility, U.S. Representative Rush Holt of New Jersey and U.S. Senator Bill Nelson of Florida have sponsored virtually identical bills (HR811 and S559) that ... More >>

Analysis of Holt's HR811 Flaws

Tuesday, 13 February 2007, 9:18 am | National Election Data Archive

Holt's New HR811 is a big improvement over his former HR550 because it takes the audit away from the US EAC and goes about as far as possible in federal legislation to eliminate DRE voting machines, but it still has a few critical flaws that need ... More >>

An Improved Approach to Accurate Election Results

Monday, 29 January 2007, 10:31 am | National Election Data Archive

A recent report released by the National Election Data Archive entitled "Tiered Election Audits" suggests a tiered tabulation system for audits may be the solution to making sure votes counted more closely match the votes cast. More >>

Revised "Tiered Election Audits" paper for Layman

Thursday, 25 January 2007, 10:13 am | National Election Data Archive

If the goal of elections is to ensure the will of the voters, then the goal of election audits is to ensure that voters determine who represents them. It seems simple. However, the US Congress may be planning election audits that are not designed to ensure that ... More >>

NEDA: 4-Tiered US Election Audit Proposal

Tuesday, 23 January 2007, 11:37 am | National Election Data Archive

This four-tier election audit proposal is much more effective (higher probabilities) and efficient (fewer vote counts to audit when candidate margins are between 0.5% to 5%) than the 3-tier election audit proposal I sent you earlier. More >>

An Audit Proposal that is Simpler but Effective

Friday, 19 January 2007, 11:08 am | National Election Data Archive

Since it seems to be too complex and not politically viable to require individual calculations of the audit amount for each race, here is a proposal for election audits for auditing 20%, 10%, or 2% of vote counts based on the margins between candidates: More >>

It Is Not Whether To Audit Elections, But How

Wednesday, 17 January 2007, 10:06 am | National Election Data Archive

The National Election Data Archive (NEDA) has released a short paper explaining a new formula developed by Ronald Rivest of MIT to estimate the minimum audit amounts that are mathematically sufficient to detect vote count errors that could seat wrong ... More >>

Analysis of FL House Race - Curtis-Feeney CD24

Wednesday, 10 January 2007, 3:04 pm | National Election Data Archive

Analysis of Curtis-Feeney race in Florida District 24 shows that: The official Diebold reports of vote counts in the Curtis-Feeney U.S. Congressional District 24 2006 election significantly misreport the number of voters who voted and the number of under-votes. ... More >>

Legislation to Ensure the Integrity of Democracy

Friday, 1 December 2006, 4:42 pm | National Election Data Archive

Recommendations for Federal Legislation to Ensure the Integrity of our Democracy By Kathy Dopp November 29, 2006 More >>

Adopt Newly Revised Election Audit Procedures Now!

Tuesday, 21 November 2006, 10:34 am | National Election Data Archive

Support Adoption of Newly Revised Election Audit Procedures Now http://electionarchive.org National Election Data Archive More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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