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  • Light turnout marks first countywide use of optical scanners

     
    A few paper jams with some optical scan voting equipment slowed voting at some polling stations in Palm Beach County this morning but elections officials are reporting no major difficulties and light turnout. The scanning machines that had problems were.....
  • Some states face preparation challenges

     
    by Laura Olson Are states ready for the long lines and vote counting that will come along with an energized electorate this November? Researchers at Common Cause, a non-partisan group advocating election reform and accountability, released a report...
  • Nassau election agency defies rain, sleet, sewage...

     
    Nassau???s elections went into the toilet last week, but politics had nothing to do with it. Whenever toilets were flushed Wednesday and Thursday at the County-owned building at 400 County Seat Drive, raw sewage flooded the basement where the Nassau???s.....
  • Lawyer says Palm Beach County voting machines need repair

     
    Attorney Gerald Richman said today that Wednesday night???s recount of 262 ballots of the Aug. 26 election proves what he???s been arguing for days: Palm Beach County needs a quick fix of vote-counting equipment before the Nov. 4 election.......
  • Election-Day voter logjams feared

     
    by Frank James The closer we get to Election Day, the greater the concerns about whether polling places will be able to handle the expected crush of voters in next week's historic presidential election. Democrats appear much more concerned about......
  • Bill Dwyre: Early reports predict knockout win for Manny Pacquiao in Philippines congressional election

     
    Reporting from General Santos City, Philippines -- The polls close in 30 minutes and the congressional candidate is getting a rubdown on the couch. This is Election Day in the Philippines and there are several ways to describe what goes......
  • SC Dem protests Greene primary win

     
    by Kathleen Hennessey In South Carolina, the election drama rolls on. In the wake of his loss to a first-time candidate who is charged with a felony sex crime, Democratic Senate hopeful Vic Rawl has filed a protest against last......
  • Letters to the editor

    Heroism is in eyes of the beholder Re " 'Hero' rings hollow," Opinion, Aug. 3 I have long felt that the term "hero" has become victim of the tendency by politicians to create jingoistic phrases that play well with the public. I was a reserve police...
  • Voting Machine Maker Agrees to Pay Calif. $3.2M

    SACRAMENTO - A voting machine manufacturer has agreed to pay California $3.2 million to settle a lawsuit claiming it sold unauthorized machines to San Francisco and four counties. Secretary of State Debra Bowen, who oversees elections, sued Omaha, Neb.-...
  • More Voting Machines Needed in Cumberland County

    CARLISLE, CUMBERLAND COUNTY The presidential election is just over a month away and Dickinson College sophomore Cassidy Dermott is among over 8.5 million people registered to vote in Pennsylvania. "For a lot of us it's out first election to contribute...
  • Voters Rights Groups Concerned About Election

    Some Voters' Rights groups are expressing concerns that some Pennsylvanians may be unable to vote on Election Day. The groups say it's possible to have an electronic voting machine breakdown. Because eyes will be on the swing state, Voters' Rights...
  • Democrats want some counties to use paper ballots

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Democratic campaign officials are worried that some counties with electronic voting machines will not be able to accommodate large crowds. Obama Indiana campaign spokesman Jonathan Swain says it takes about four minutes to cast an...