Category Archives: ELECTIONS INDUSTRY

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2013-12-15 (Kenya) Elections in Kenya

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Kenya’s March 2013 election was marred by significant irregularities. The installed president, Uhuru Kenyatta, and Deputy President William Ruto have both been charged with crimes against humanity for their alleged roles in 2007-08 post-election violence. RATINGS Freedom: “Partly free” rating 3.5 on a scale of 1-6, with 6 being least free.1 Election Risk: Very High, rated 8.5 on a scale…

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2013-04-23 (WY) – Some Wyoming voting machine maintenance costs double, triple

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While going through Black Box Voting archived materials from 2002-2013, I found several old items for which the links are now dead. When possible, I’ve tried to locate working links; in the case below, now I’ve got questions. The original link led to notes from the Minutes of the Proceedings, Board of County Commissioners, for Laramie County Wyoming, which are…

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2006-08-24 (WY) – Wyoming buys voting machines

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Wyoming bought electronic voting machines in 2006, funded by the Help America Vote Act (HAVA). Archived from the Billings Gazette, published Aug. 21, 2006: 1 CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Voters in several Wyoming counties will find new and unfamiliar voting machines when they go to the polls for Tuesday’s primary election. Laramie County Clerk Debra Lathrop said voters in her county…

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11/04/2006: Texas: Williamson County – ES&S voting machines miscount

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11/04/2006: During a public test, electronic voting machines made by Election Systems & Software (ES&S) miscounted, for the second time, in the same way, in the same place, in the same election. Though the software had been certified and is not supposed to be changed after it is certified, ES&S dealt with the miscount by replacing the program with new…

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Launching e-voting in the USA: Some names, organizations involved

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Aug. 20, 2005 –┬áSome history on The Election Center, and some of the people and organizations involved with launching electronic voting in the United States. This post is archived from an old blackboxvoting.org forum. People working for The Election Center Thomas R. Wilkey from New York1 (New York was the last state to update it’s election laws to reflect the…

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