| Mar 18, 2014
| 6:17 AM
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.
City elections officials are debuting a new...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 8:47 AM
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...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:32 PM
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...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:30 PM
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...
| Nov 1, 2013
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.
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:35 PM
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...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 11:06 AM
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...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 1:55 PM
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,...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 2:09 PM
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...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:02 AM
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...
| May 13, 2013
| 2:22 PM
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,...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:22 PM
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...