All the ballots in Suffolk must be counted by hand…

KW: I am with Newsday columnist Joye Brown, who asserts we need a full, hand recount in Suffolk County. The reason you have paper ballots is in case things go wrong. Things went wrong. I want to be assured that the new system accurately counts the results of this first general election, where things got […]

Voting problems in Park Slope, Brooklyn

If you are at a poll with polling problems, and want a hotline, you can call 1-866-ourvote.

Go early to vote in primary: New machines are totally messed up!

Update: Election results for the 2010 Suffolk County primary are posted at the Suffolk County Board of Elections: here. The group Election Protection has a hotline set up to help voters with questions or concerns on election day: 1-866-OUR-VOTE 1-866-687-8683 (Thanks to LoHud for the info) KW: Reports from around NYC and Long Island show […]

New York State: Mixed reviews for new voting machines

KW: Here in my county, Suffolk, we had the regular, lever voting machines (though, there was an electronic one available for people with disabilities.)  A Green Party State Committee person who experienced electronic voting this week was very dissatisfied, and wrote a rant on a green list-serve. I prefer simple, and the old machines. Though, […]

Diebold/Premier Election Solutions voting systems allow for wholesale deletions

Diebold Admits Audit Logs in ALL Versions of Their Software Fail to Record Ballot Deletions. Startling admission made during public hearing in CA to consider decertification of the company’s voting and tabulation software.

Election officials in Kentucky caught cheating on electronic voting machines

County election officials in Clay County, Kentucky arrested for allegedly fraudulently changing votes on vote-counting machine, during the 2008 Presidential Elections.

Did the federal government waste millions on faulty voting machines?

Thanks to Common Dreams. Full story over there. Re- published from a Saturday, August 16, 2008 story by McClatchy Newspapers Did Washington Waste Millions On Faulty Voting Machines? by Greg Gordon Hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding that have gone to upgrade the nation’s voting machines since 2003 were used to purchase touch-screen […]

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