Computer programmer Clinton Eugene Curtis testifies under oath before the U.S. House Judiciary Members in Ohio (Video)
The political battle for control of the federal government has opened up a new front: the obscure but vital state offices that determine who votes and how those votes are counted. The state post of secretary of State was a backwater until 2000, wh
“Overall, this election was handled in such a way that we have no reason for confidence in the results,” famed election attorney Paul Lehto said of California’s 50th Congressional District special election between Francine Busby and Brian Bilbray.
Tape of Live Appearance Discussing Election Integrity, Ohio 2004, E-Voting Crime 2006
In an astonishing turn of events, a judge has banned a Democratic candidate for the Florida House of Representatives from entering the city – his hometown – where he had filed a lawsuit alleging election fraud by city officials in a city commissioner
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The San Diego County Registrar's office has notified election integrity advocates that the deadline to request a manual hand count will be on Wednesday due to the 4th of July holiday tomorrow, which would have otherwise been the deadline for fili
The electronic Diebold voting systems used in the special run-off election last week for California's 50th U.S. House district were effectively 'decertified' and invalidated for use in the election after massive security breaches in the s
Florida House of Representatives candidate Charlie Grapski - arrested after he filed a lawsuit alleging voting fraud against Alachua County City Manager Clovis Watson, that can only be described as not seen since the days of Boss Tweed.
In the days since Rolling Stone magazine published a long piece accusing Republicans of widespread and intentional cheating that affected the outcome of the last presidential election, the silence in the establishment media has been deafening.
Yesterday on the Lou Dobb's Show on CNN, Lou's crack reporter, Kitty Pilgrim did the second of a two-part (with more to come we hope) report on the ownership of Sequoia Voting by a foreign conglomerate that is directly owned by Venezuelan nat
But despite the media blackout, indications continued to emerge that something deeply troubling had taken place in 2004. Rolling Stone Article Link
Like many Americans, I spent the evening of the 2004 election watching the returns on television and wondering how the exit polls, which predicted an overwhelming victory for John Kerry, had gotten it so wrong. By midnight, the official tallies showe
Diebold Election Systems plans to make changes to its electronic voting machines, following the disclosure of a number of serious security flaws in the systems. Voting watchdog organization Black Box Voting published a report detailing how Diebold**Q
The Constitutional Court in Thailand has voted to annul last month's general election, according to one of the judges on the panel, after considering complaints about the number of IREGULARITIES. (I'm so shocked)
It took a judge's order to force the first local election in 25 years in this industrial city, and it was a contest filled with allegations of intimidation, harassment and undercover surveillance. And it wasn't over when the polls closed, eit
After the 2004 presidential election, Cuyahoga Co. election workers secretly skirted rules designed to make sure all votes were counted correctly. Their efforts were aimed at avoiding an expensive—and very public—hand recount of all votes cast. 3 top
A Conservative Republican former Texas Supreme Court Justice, who ran against a Republican opponent backed by Gov. Rick Perry, is considering a challenge to the tremendously flawed Primary Elections held on new Electronic Voting Machines.
Voter Action asserts that 2 of the most popular models of touch-screens, both of which are expected to come to Arizona, are unreliable and vulnerable to tampering. Also distrust because they do not produce a marked paper ballot.
No matter how you do the math, 193 "yeas" plus 198 "nays" don't add up to 369 votes. The 2 voting machines used are now in the custody of the Attorney General’s Office. The machines showed no signs of malfunctions in pre-elec
The internal logs of at least 40 Sequoia touch-screen voting machines reveal that votes were time and date-stamped as cast two weeks before the election, sometimes in the middle of the night.
An examination of Palm Beach County's electronic voting machine records from the 2004 election found possible tampering and tens of thousands of malfunctions and errors. BlackBoxVoting.org found 70,000 instances of cards getting stuck in the pape
Senator John Huppenthal is the Chairman of the Judiciary Committee and had SB1557 assigned him so that he could ‘take care of it’. SB1557 was crafted by election law experts to address concerns brought up by the government’s own research.
Charlton's decision to launch a grand jury investigation into the September 2004 District 20 Republican primary and subsequent recount for a state House seat is a powerful signal that there is something seriously wrong with how our votes are gett
As legislatures in 4 states have passed laws requiring photographic identification at the polls, voting rights groups are alarmed at a trend they say appears to mark the resurgence of poll taxes and other voter-discouragement efforts, despite a lack
But county officials who are working with the agents say the Department of Justice plans to inspect the ballots. County officials say they have not been told how long the federal investigation will take.
A little-noticed voting rights lawsuit has made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court (Docket No. 05-930). The lawsuit challenges the use of voting machines and absentee voting in elections for public office.
"For each election, the officer in charge of the election shall conduct a hand count of at least five per cent of the precincts in that election. The precincts shall be selected by lot without the use of a computer immediately after the closing
Thompson spoke recently with Computerworld about e-voting reliability. Diebold declined to make anyone available for an interview on the topic, but a spokesman dismissed the concerns raised by Thompson. Diebold’s response follows Thompson’s co