National News

Susan Davis Proposes Amendment to Restrict the Use of Direct Recording Electronic Voting Machines

September 12, 2007

By Warren Stewart, VerifiedVoting.org     

“It is my hope that Congress will address this issue in the near future. Our democracy is too important to ignore this issue any longer.”

New Report Finds States Not Doing Enough to Ensure Accurate Count on Electronic Voting Machines

July 31, 2007

Random Post Election-Audits of Paper Records and Machines Essential to Ensuring Integrity of the Vote

Brennan Center for Justice
Contact: Jonathan Rosen, Berlin Rosen - Public Affairs - (646)452-5637  

Statistics Can Help Ensure Accurate Elections - Report Released

June 10, 2007

Through the American Statistical Association’s Science and Public Affairs Advisory Committee and special interest group on volunteerism, a number of statisticians are working to improve the accuracy of elections. What follows is a summary of the role of statistics in elections. Work is ongoing to address these points in detail.

David Marker, John Gardenier, and Arlene Ash
President's Invited Column for Amstat.org

Panel Said to Alter Finding on Voter Fraud

April 10, 2007

By Ian Urbina, The New York Times

WASHINGTON, April 10 — A federal panel responsible for conducting election research played down the findings of experts who concluded last year that there was little voter fraud around the nation, according to a review of the original report obtained by The New York Times.

Instead, the panel, the Election Assistance Commission, issued a report that said the pervasiveness of fraud was open to debate.

Leaders In the Disability Rights Community Call Electronic Ballot Systems "Inappropriate for Use."

March 15, 2007

Seattle, WA- A statement prepared by Noel Runyan and endorsed by a growing number of signatories shows that many in the disabilities community oppose the use of Direct Record Electronic (DRE) voting systems, thus challenging the claim that this constituency supports DREs.

Testimony to Senate Committee on Rules and Administration

February 8, 2007

By Lowell Finley, Deputy Secretary of State of alifornia,Voting Systems Technology and Policy

Our Election System Is Broken. Can the New Congress Fix It?

January 14, 2007

Our Election System Is Broken. Can the New Congress Fix It?
By Warren Stewart, Washington Spectator

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