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The Voting News Weekly: January 2-8 2012

Thursday, 12 January 2012, 7:00 pm | Voting News

Computerworld examined the recent report from the Election Assistance Commission that uncovered multiple faults with the ES&S DS200 digital scan voting system. Texas's redistricting will be addressed by the US Supreme Court. More >>

The Voting News Weekly: November 21-27, 2011

Wednesday, 30 November 2011, 12:43 pm | Voting News

Elections were held amid protests and violence in Morocco and Egypt. An election recount for a Provo Utah city council race reveals errors that may have been caused by election management software. Opponents of a new election law in Ohio have succeeded ... More >>

The Voting News Weekly: October 3-9, 2011

Monday, 10 October 2011, 5:26 pm | Voting News

A District Court in Colorado ruled that Denver Clerk and Recorder Debra Johnson may send ballots to inactive voters. The Maine Secretary of State Charles Summers sent a letter to 200 students suggesting that they need to register their vehicles in ... More >>

The Voting News Weekly: September 26-October 2, 2011

Monday, 3 October 2011, 3:47 pm | Voting News

Researchers at the Argonne National Laboratory demonstrated a low cost and relatively low tech method of remotely hacking electronic voting machines. Activists in in Ohio gathered more than enough signatures to put the State's controversial election law ... More >>

The Voting News Weekly: September 12-18 2011

Tuesday, 20 September 2011, 3:58 pm | Voting News

In an ongoing series, Princeton computer scientist Andrew Appel details how New Jersey election officials failed to improve voting system security. The Election Assistance Commission released a survey on Internet voting. The re-vote for Cherokee Nation ... More >>

The Voting News Weekly: September 5-11 2011

Friday, 16 September 2011, 3:41 pm | Voting News

The Senate Judiciary committee, chaired by Senator Durbin, held a hearing on new voting laws in states across the country. The chairman of the Maine Republican Party accused more students of voter fraud. A memo from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation ... More >>

The Voting News Weekly: August 29-September 4, 2011

Tuesday, 6 September 2011, 10:29 am | Voting News

Barbara Simons posted a report of security vulnerabilities in the Estonian Internet Voting System and the election commission of British Colombia released a discussion paper examining the possibility of internet voting in the province. More >>

The Voting News Weekly: August 22-28, 2011

Tuesday, 30 August 2011, 1:05 pm | Voting News

Congressman John Lewis marked the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington DC with an editorial in the New York Times. The Arizona Attorney General filed a lawsuit challenging the Voting Rights Act. Election integrity activists and ... More >>

The Voting News Weekly: August 15-21 2011

Tuesday, 23 August 2011, 2:44 pm | Voting News

Elections Canada announced their support for online voting on Wednesday, leaving others to point out the security vulnerabilities such a plan would introduce. The Jones County Mississippi clerk convinced his county's Board of Supervisors to allow ... More >>

The Voting News Weekly for August 8-14, 2011

Monday, 22 August 2011, 5:50 pm | Voting News

A district court ruled that Saguache County clerk Melinda Myers must turn over ballots from 2010 election to the Colorado Secretary of State. In a related decision the same court threatened to hold Election Systems and Software in contempt for failing ... More >>

The Voting News Weekly: 1-7 August 2011

Monday, 8 August 2011, 3:40 pm | Voting News

Tuesday's primary election in Mississippi was plagued with voting machine malfunctions - candidates' or entire contests missing from screens and machines that failed to boot up - highlighting national concern about the accuracy and reliability of electronic ... More >>

The Voting News for August 6, 2011

Monday, 8 August 2011, 3:29 pm | Voting News

Two weeks after announcing it would potentially close 16 Division of Motor Vehicles centers, the state reversed course Thursday and said it will maintain all of its licensing centers and will open four new locations. More >>

The Voting News for August 5, 2011

Monday, 8 August 2011, 3:27 pm | Voting News

Hinds County Democratic Party officials say they'll do their best to wrap up absentee and affidavit ballot counts today, giving answers to several candidates whose races are up in the air. "We are trying to conclude this. I'm hoping we can conclude a ... More >>

The Voting News for August 4, 2011

Monday, 8 August 2011, 3:24 pm | Voting News

A day after some electronic voting machines malfunctioned in Hinds County, the mystery remains. "Everyone I've talked to is baffled," Hinds County Democratic Executive Committee Chairman Claude McInnis said Wednesday. More >>

The Voting News for July 22 2011

Monday, 25 July 2011, 5:14 pm | Voting News

Yesterday, July 20, the City of Tallinn bolstered its drive to bar the nation's much-touted e-voting system from local elections, holding a press conference where prominent US computer scientist Barbara Simons said that such systems are inherently vulnerable. More >>

The Voting News Weekly for July 18-24, 2011

Monday, 25 July 2011, 5:10 pm | Voting News

Youth, especially students, will face new challenges in states that have passed restrictive voter ID laws, many of which specifically exclude student IDs as accepted forms of identification. Estonia's internet voting system continues to be questioned. After ... More >>

The Voting News Weekly for July 11-17 2011

Tuesday, 19 July 2011, 12:36 pm | Voting News

Wisconsin taxpayers paid just under a half a million dollars for a round of six primaries this week in which 'fake' Democrats challenged 'real' Democrats in order to give the Republican Senators facing 'real' recalls an extra month to campaign and raise ... More >>

The Voting News Weekly: July 4-10, 2011

Monday, 11 July 2011, 2:20 pm | Voting News

Next week will see the first of the recall elections in Wisconsin, which will feature acknowledged "fake" Democratic candidates running to force primary elections that will cost taxpayers nearly half a million dollars. The controversy over the Cherokee ... More >>

The Voting News Weekly for June 27- July 3 2011

Thursday, 7 July 2011, 3:40 pm | Voting News

The Texas Supreme Court dealt a blow to critics of electronic voting machines in dismissing a case brought by Travis County voters that alleged the machines are not secure and reliable. In a recount that drew protests and comparisons to the 2000 ... More >>

The Voting News Weekly for June 13-19 2011

Monday, 20 June 2011, 12:13 pm | Voting News

Embattled Secretary of State Charlie White has sought immunity before he testifies to the Indiana State Recount Commission that is investigating him for voter fraud. A Voter ID bill failed in the Maine legislature, another was vetoed by Missouri Governor ... More >>





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