Numerous breaches of the security of voting machines that could call into question the veracity of the vote happened in Tuesday’s Arizona primary election. That’s the bad news. Volunteering as a poll observer I visited nine different polling places
The Libertarian Party of Ohio receive a significant victory on Wednesday in their ongoing legal battel with the Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell. (He's the GOP candidate for Governor in Ohio) The 6th US Circuit Court of Appeals ruled
The hand recount that was supposed to guarantee the integrity of the touch-screen voting machines being used in today's election probably won't be done because the secretary of state didn't submit its procedures for federal review until T
A federal judge refused to block a law that requires Arizona voters to present identification before casting a ballot. The order came a day before Tuesday's primary, the first statewide election for which voters will be required to show identific
ACORN registered 66,000 in 2004 - 2/3 never got to vote and 8,800 in Maricopa sent a voter card with the wrong pricincts to vote at. SoS Brewer's VRAZ II, looks to be the big hit in voter suppression in November.
Changes to the state election manual to include the new law were to be sent to DOJ Friday morning, Sept. 8 by the Attorney General’s Office — just four days before Tuesday’s primary election. (Surprised?)
A judge has dismissed a challenge filed to California’s hotly contested 50th Congressional race, in which the House seated Republican Brian Bilbray just 7 days after the election -- before the race was certified and before all votes were counted.
This is what a Supreme Court Special Action and 9 weeks took to produce.
FreedomsPhoenix Senior Editor Powell Gammill and FreedomsPhoenix Publisher Ernest Hancock are also included,... nice to finally meet you.
"I fully stand behind our optical scan equipment. It all comes down to faith and trust in your election officers." - Jan Brewer Arizona Secretary of State
With paper ballots from the 2004 presidential election in Ohio scheduled to be destroyed next week, the secretary of state in Columbus, under pressure from critics, said yesterday that he would move to delay the destruction at least for several month
NOW is also preparing to use the Internet to support the story. Tomorrow morning, features on the program's website will include a state-by-state overview of election rights
Secretary of State Jan Brewer told Capitol Media Services on Friday she isn’t sure that Arizona can get the required federal approval of the new procedures in time for the Sept. 12 election.
Federal election regulators refused to ease limits on political advertising, blocking an effort to let interest groups run radio and television ads mentioning elected officials within weeks of an election.
Prior to Election Day, several poll workers had taken home voting machines for periods of a day to a week at a time without supervision or even consistent tracking procedures.
Tim Carpenter, “What happened here today was important in bringing the grassroots and DNC together to work for election integrity.
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Secretary of State Jan Brewer ignores Arizona Law - No Hand Count in 2006 to validate Election Computers (Ernest Hancock summary: "bad people doing bad things always get the spotlight,... eventually)
Ernest Hancock vs. the Secretary of State and Maricopa County Elections on Channel 8's 'Horizon' tonight at 7pm
A new Zogby poll to be released will reveal that 92% of Americans, spanning every party and democraphic group, believe that the public has the right to view and verify the counting of votes.
Before we claim a win with the US Department of Justice allowing the Hand Count to validate the Computer tallies, there is more you should know...
Invisible Ballots - A Temptation for Electronic Vote Fraud Governments are installing computerized voting systems with no paper record.
Voter advocates filed a lawsuit seeking to stop Pennsylvania counties from using "paperless" electronic voting machines, saying that such systems leave no paper record that could be used in the event of a recount, audit or other problem.
There's a growing prospect that ill-informed election officials, balky machines and restrictive new voting rules could produce a "perfect storm" of fiascos in states such as Ohio, Florida, Arizona and others that have a legacy of voting
The Hits Just Keep Coming
United States Attorney General Alberto Gonzales approves of SB1557 (well, we got that going for us :)
“This may be the worst security flaw we have seen in touch screen voting machines”
The "worst ever security flow found in Diebold RS voting machines." Discovered a switch inside of the machine which, when flipped, can have the machine operate in "a completely different manner compared to the tested and certified ver
Although security concerns have been raised, Pima County officials have discounted them, saying the machines will be thoroughly inspected and tested. But on Friday, county supervisors must insist on specific answers, not generalities.