Arizona Court of Appeals Ruling on Chavez v. Brewerposted on: Jul 29 2009
Voters Unite's John Gideon, the indefatigable chronicler of problems with election administration, for nearly six years produced the Daily Voting News. Last night John died at age 62. Brad Friedman has a moving tribute to him on Bradblog. You can also see John's work by visiting the archive of Daily Voting News.
John shared one of my beliefs -- that citizens should control of our elections. As a tribute, perhaps those believing in that goal can join together in the "Gideon initiative."
On January 26 & 27, 2009, the Mitchell Kapor Foundation gathered VoICE grantees together for WHAT WORKS: A Post-Elections Report Back. WHAT WORKS provided a much-needed opportunity to share the strategies that nonprofit organizations used to inspire voter participation and protect voter access to the polls during the 2008 election cycle.
Click below to hear John Bonifaz recount significant victories in Pennsylvania during the 2008 election while participating in the panel discussion, 'Revitalizing Democracy'.
Voters in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania say touch-screen voting machines used during November's election show more ballots than voters.
Mac Booker's videocam moves in for what is arguably the world's least-dramatic closeup in a Youtube video.View Entire Article Here
Decision allows for the possibility of a paper trail in 18 N.J. counties
Electronic voting machines used in 18 New Jersey counties will be refitted with attachments to provide a paper trail that could be used for potential recounts, Secretary of State Nina Mitchell Wells has ruled.View Entire Article Here
Directive Concerning the Use, Implementation and Operation of Electronic Voting Systems by the County Boards of Elections