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Dec. 02, 2016: We saw this one coming: Lawsuit filed against Wisconsin recount on equal protection grounds; Wisconsin allowing wide variations in how the ballots are counted. … lawsuit filed against Michigan recounts as well … links  Dec. 01, 2016: Increasing Wisconsin recount  red flags: Outagamie County Wisconsin double whammy: reported wrong results on Election Night and now refuses to allow human eyes on the recount ballots … Also, seeing scattered reports that the certified Pennsylvania results dropped about one-third of Trump’s votes from the unofficial totals.  …  links
us-wyoming

2007/01/24 – (WY) Sheridan County: Hand Recounts Prohibited

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[01/24/2007] Through Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, a group of Wyoming citizens in Sheridan County chose to examine ballots for the 2006 US House race. Use of “right to know” laws for public authentication of ballot counts provides a useful, though not definitive way to evaluate vote count integrity. The difference between a public hand count through FOIA requests…

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(US-WY) – Vote Counting: Voting machine problems delay results

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[11/09/06] A careful reading of the Casper Star-Tribune’s detailed reporting, below, provides a pretty good guess as to what was really going on. Carbon County and Laramie County reported very similar problems: When trying to upload precinct results the transmission balked. A closer look, using the Verifier tool1 at VerifiedVoting.org, shows that both Carbon and Laramie counties were using Diebold…

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us-wyoming

2006-11-08 (WY) – Ballot problems: Folded ballots and voting machines

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The problem identified below shows up in other Wyoming locations, and also can affect absentee votes in any other location if jurisdictions send folded ballots. The Natrona County clerk’s office says the folded absentee ballots may delay the count, but won’t affect the count. That is not necessarily true. Folded absentee ballots have been found in other states to produce…

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us-wyoming

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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history-wide

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

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Aug. 20, 2005 – Some 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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