by Ellen Theisen, Dave Klein and John Washburn
A glaring innaccuracy in the New York Times article about Congressman Holt's new election reform bill is pointed out in today's BradBlog article. The NYT says, "Mr. Holt's bill would require paper ballots to be used for every vote cast in November 2010." But according to the bill's text, e-voting machines that merely produce a voter-verifiable paper record are grandfathered in until 2014.
Secretary of State Kurt Browning and ES&S have both responded to the report from Florida Fair Elections Center.
Comelec says: We're ready to go forward with the automation. The Philippines Senate is asking: Who exactly is Smartmatic and are they really able to do the automation? And Business World responds with "A recipe for disaster."...
National: " New York Times Wrong Again on 'E-Voting' " LINK National: Holt: When it comes to voting, a paper ballot system is a must LINK National: US Supreme Court issues first ruling to limit Voting Rights Act LINK National: Dynamic Originalism? LINK FL: Group faults ballot scanner for Florida overvotes LINK GA: State may sue Justice Department LINK Dominica: PM defends Cabinets' decision to set up committee for voter ID cards LINK Iran: What Actually Happened in the Iranian Presidential Election? Hard Look at the Numbers LINK Iran: Iran leader accepts new deadline for vote complaints LINK Iran: Iran TV: partial vote recount verifies election result LINK Philippines: No election could spark revolution LINK Philippines: Comelec draws line with senators on contract review LINK Philippines: A recipe for disaster LINK
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