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2005-10-14: (GA) Software Slows Vote Counting

(Original article 10/14/2005) According to a report by the Associated Press which raises more questions than it answers, new software was incorporated into Georgia's Diebold touch-screen voting system in Spring 2005, slowing down the count for as much as 24 hours. The AP reports: Ballot-counting in next month's Georgia elections may be slowed by security software, some local officials say.…
Bev Harris
February 28, 2014
ELECTIONS INDUSTRYPURCHASING

2013-12-15 (Kenya) Elections in Kenya

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. Election Risk: Very High, rated 8.5 on a scale…
Bev Harris
December 15, 2013
ELECTIONS INDUSTRYPURCHASING

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

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…
Bev Harris
April 17, 2013
ELECTIONS INDUSTRYPURCHASING

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

Wyoming bought electronic voting machines in 2006, funded by the Help America Vote Act (HAVA). Archived from the Billings Gazette, published Aug. 21, 2006: 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 will…
Bev Harris
August 21, 2006