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  • Chicago debuts electronic poll book for primary election

    Chicago debuts electronic poll book for primary election
    Chicago voters on Tuesday won’t be watching poll workers flipping the pages of a massive book to check their signatures. Instead, the poll worker will be armed with a stylus and an electronic poll book. ┬áCity elections officials are debuting a new...
  • Commission urges states to expand online registration, early voting

    WASHINGTON -- States should expand online voter registration and create more voting opportunities before election day, according to a report issued Wednesday by a commission formed in wake of trouble at the polls in 2012. The Presidential Commission...
  • Bipartisan presidential panel suggests ways to improve elections

    Bipartisan presidential panel suggests ways to improve elections
    WASHINGTON — States should allow online voter registration and create more opportunities to cast ballots before election day, according to a report issued Wednesday by a bipartisan commission formed to address long lines and other troubles at the...
  • Academy Says Electronic Oscar Voting Will Be Easier This Year

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences says its electronic voting has been significantly streamlined this year, with no compromises to the system's security. In an email sent today, AMPAS reminds members that they must be up-to-date in dues in...
  • Pros and cons of proxies in association elections

    Pros and cons of proxies in association elections
    The annual meeting at a community association can be a giant headache. Some associations can't draw enough owners to vote for board members. Others have so many eager candidates that elections are contentious and sometimes challenged in court. Blame the...
  • Antiquated Systems Stall Election Results

    After the polls closed in Connecticut Tuesday evening, I monitored my text messages and Twitter feed waiting for scraps of information about my local election results. I am a registrar of voters. On election nights, party runners collect unofficial...
  • Computerized Vote-Tally System Tested: Merrill Gives It C+, But Local Registrar Says It Flunked

    In Tuesday's municipal elections, state officials tested a new $100,000 computerized system they've been developing to bring reporting of voting results into the 21st Century — but what was supposed to be fast and efficient often turned out to be...
  • Extremely close Virginia race once again highlights election errors

    WASHINGTON – An overlooked voting machine, a fight over rules, faulty counts – the almost-impossibly close race for attorney general in Virginia once again has highlighted the errors that slip into U.S. elections. As of Monday morning,...
  • Goodbye, Broward voting lines: Upgrade planned for polls

    Goodbye, Broward voting lines: Upgrade planned for polls
    A voting system for Broward that might have set the gold standard for elections — smooth, and free of delays — was rejected by the county. But an elections upgrade is coming. Call it the silver version. Elections Supervisor Dr. Brenda Snipes...
  • Sedgwick Co. offers solutions to fix elections office problems

    Sedgwick Co. offers solutions to fix elections office problems
    Sedgwick County comes up with solutions to fix problems at its elections office. Last August and November "human errors" and faulty voting machines caused delays and computer mistakes that held up results for hours. "We think if people were properly...
  • Montgomery County has high tech voting machines

    Montgomery County has high tech voting machines
    Voters in Montgomery County will be the first to use some of the latest high-tech voting machines. The black box sitting near the front office looks like a big trash can, but it's a high tech voting tool and Montgomery County registar Randy Wertz,...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Will The Voters Show Up At The Polls?

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. In less than 24 hours, polling stations across this fair Commonwealth will throw open their doors, all the better to accommodate the teeming legions of voters eager to exercise their franchise in tomorrow's primary...