by Ellen Theisen, Dave Klein and John Washburn
The 15-week NJ trial challenging the use e-voting machines concluded today; a ruling is expected by the end of the year. Low turnout in today's CA and PA elections. CO and IN are making good use of the Internet for voters, unlike the IL legislature. More NY counties resist the move from levers to optical scanners. Last, but not least, RI joins the photo voter ID debate....
CA: Light voter turnout predicted today LINK CA: Election Officals [sic] Cut Polling Locations LINK CO: Online voter registration could save big LINK IL: Internet Voting Commission Act passed in House and on May 15 in Senate. LINK IN: New law allows residents online voter registration LINK NJ: Trial Ends in Challenge by Rutgers Law School's Constitutional Litigation Clinic to Insecure Electronic Voting Machines LINK NY: Overhaul of Election System Is Urged LINK NY: Three more New York counties urge state to keep lever voting system LINK NY: Opposition Mounts To Voting Technology Switch LINK OH: Starn still leads in judge race LINK (Recount scheduled) PA: Pennsylvania primaries open with slow polls across Lehigh Valley LINK PA: Key election, but turnout could be light LINK PA: 3000 names grace various ballots at polling places in Allegheny County LINK RI: Lawmakers take up Voter ID bill LINK SC: Voter registration offices sending out cards to residents this month LINK TN: Voter ID / voter citizenship / e-mail absentee bills stall LINK TX: McCall confident voter ID legislation will reach House floor LINK Asia: Elections electrified: the end of the paper ballot? LINK Guam: Restore: Reimplementing electronic voting will improve elections LINK India: Indian Citizens Serve as Election Monitors LINK India: Mid-way through polls, EC almost gave up EVMs for ballot papers LINK India: Vijay Sappani: India's lesson for the world LINK Philippines: Comelec automation goal: 99.995% accuracy LINK Venezuela: Election authority from Venezuela and Smartmatic initiate audit plan to the automated system LINK
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