User: newstrust Topic: Election Reform
Category: Voting Systems :: Hand Counting
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Huge waves and disease turn Marshall Islands into 'a war zone,' health official says 6.12.2019 LA Times: Nation

The Marshall Islands' capital city is flooded by storm waves, dengue fever and flu are rampant, and its president pleads for help from the global community.

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11,000 Votes May Be Missing in Florida Congressional Race 14.11.2018
As Florida heads for multiple recounts, data from Broward County once again reveals irregularities in all races.

The post 11,000 Votes May Be Missing in Florida Congressional Race appeared first on Truthout.

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Iraq to use new electronic system in May elections 30.4.2018 Washington Post: World
Iraq plans to use a new electronic system in next month’s national elections that will limit fraud and allow for the announcement of results within hours of polls closing, the election commission said Monday.
Latest Threat to Democracy: Barcodes, Ballot Marking Devices (a.k.a. 'Electronic Pencils') 12.3.2018 BradBlog
[An earlier version of this article was originally published by Jennifer Cohn at Medium.] A Ballot Marking Device ("BMD") is a touchscreen computer that generates a computer-marked paper ballot or printout, which is then tallied on a computerized optical scanner. (Those computer-marked ballots can also, in theory, be counted by hand, ...
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Election Security Is a High Priority—Until It Comes to Paying For New Voting Machines 22.2.2018 Mother Jones
This story originally appeared on ProPublica. When poll workers arrived at 6 a.m. to open the voting location in Allentown, New Jersey, for last November’s gubernatorial election, they found that none of the borough’s four voting machines were working. Their replacements, which were delivered about four hours later, also failed. Voters had to cast their ballots on paper, […]
The Truth About Our Computerized Election Systems 20.2.2018 BradBlog
[This article, constructed as a handout for concerned voters and election officials, was originally posted to Medium by Jennifer Cohn on 2/17/2018 and is cross-posted in full here with her permission. This article is also available for easier printing and sharing as a PDF here - BF] Our elections are under ...
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Warsame's victory withstands recount 29.11.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Despite the recount results, challenger Mohamud Noor appears ready to take his concerns over voting 'irregularities' to the courts.
WI 'Recount' Update and Callers on What the Non-Right Must Do Now: 'BradCast' 1/4/2017 5.1.2017 BradBlog
Today on The BradCast: The U.S. electoral disasters continue, GOP takeover and theft, and what non-Rightwingers can do about it all. [Audio link to show posted below.] House Republicans snuck in something else in their new U.S. House rules yesterday, beyond their aborted attempt to gut the independent Office of Congressional ...
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Judge lets Wisconsin officials decide how to perform presidential vote recount 30.11.2016 Elections
Local officials in Wisconsin will decide for themselves how to carry out a presidential election recount after a state judge on Tuesday rejected a lawsuit by former Green Party candidate Jill Stein to have the ballots counted by hand. A recount of Wisconsin's three million votes is set to begin on Thursday after Stein's campaign requested the audit and paid the state's $3.5-million filing fee, state election officials say. Dane County Circuit Judge Valerie Bailey-Rihn ruled that Wisconsin's 72 county clerks will not be required to count ballots by hand as Stein requested in a lawsuit filed on Monday, Attorney General Brad Schimel said in a ...
Chaos Reigns At Nevada’s Republican Caucuses 24.2.2016 Think Progres

Things started going awry just a few minutes after the caucuses began.

The post Chaos Reigns At Nevada’s Republican Caucuses appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Limbaugh on Mars; Hand-Counting Paper Ballots in Columbia County, NY: 'BradCast' 9/29/2015 30.9.2015 BradBlog
First on today's BradCast: Why Rush Limbaugh believes NASA has faked their discovery of flowing liquid water on Mars. Then, why MSNBC completely ignored Bernie Sanders on last night's Rachel Maddow Show. Then, onto our interview with Virginia Martin and Jason Nastke, the Democratic and Republican Election Commissioners (respectively) of Columbia ...
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'Phantom' Ballots in Maine State Senate Recount Reverse Result From Democratic to Republican 26.11.2014 BradBlog
An election fraud mystery has emerged in Maine's tiny Town of Long Island. The strange case has not only changed the previously announced "winner" of the election, but the contested results affect the entire state Senate and are now the subject of an investigation demanded by the Maine Democratic Party. On ...
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Impatient Afghan candidates are counting their own votes 7.4.2014 Washington Post: World
KABUL — In this rugged country where ballots are counted by hand and election results are viewed with suspicion, impatient presidential candidates are not willing to wait for official numbers and have started counting votes ...
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Yes, Santa Claus, There is a Virginia: 'Recount' and Potential 'Contest' Still Ahead in VA AG Race 3.12.2013 BradBlog
Election 2013 is but a memory -- good or bad -- for much of the nation. But, in Virginia, election officials, attorneys and partisans will still be busy as elves throughout much of the holiday season, and potentially even beyond, determining final results of the statewide November 5th Attorney General's ...
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Mayoral race recount underway in Amesbury 22.11.2013 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
Mayoral race recount underway in Amesbury
Defeated Lawrence Mayor William Lantigua seeks ballot recount 11.11.2013 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
Defeated Lawrence Mayor William Lantigua seeks ballot recount
BREAKING: Thousands of Votes Discovered 'Unaccounted For' in Virginia AG Race 8.11.2013 BradBlog
We reported yesterday on the incredibly close race for Attorney General in Virginia. With more than 2.2 million votes cast, the margin between Mark Obenshain (R) and Mark Herring (D) has been within a few hundred votes since Election Night on Tuesday. Within the last few hours, an unexplained discrepancy has ...
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Minneapolis expects smoother voting, quicker results after changes 31.10.2013 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Officials expect winners in all races to be declared by the end of next week.
Vt. to do random audit of voter tabulator results 27.11.2012 Boston Globe: Latest
Vt. to do random audit of voter tabulator results
Reimnitz win caps improbable Minneapolis school board election 10.11.2012 Star Tribune: Local
In Minneapolis, Josh Reimnitz, 26, defeated Patty Wycoff.
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