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E-ballot device for presidential vote has bugs, report confirms

An optical scanner to be used for the presidential election this year is prone to recording the wrong vote or none at all, according to a government report. But the manufacturer says problems are fixed.

By January 7, 2012

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Pennsylvania e-voting machine casts wrong ballot. Oops

An electronic voting machine was briefly taken offline today when it mistook a vote for Barack Obama as one for Mitt Romney. Republicans say they have reports of the opposite happening too.

By November 6, 2012

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Apple to oppose anti-gay marriage ballot question

The company will donate $100,000 to the No on Prop 8 campaign, which opposes a California ballot initiative that would bar same-sex couples from marrying.

By October 24, 2008

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New Jersey extends e-mail voting deadline for displaced residents

Voters who applied for an e-mail or fax ballot will have until Friday evening to file their ballot with county clerks.

By November 6, 2012

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Calif. official votes for optical scans, hand tallies

Secretary of State tells attendees at Usenix security conference that optical scanning of paper ballots combined with hand tallies is more accurate and secure than an e-voting system that uses paper trails.

By July 30, 2008

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Microsoft's Surface a balloting device in one precinct in Virginia

The tablet is being used by a Washington-based company named Democracy Live that delivers electronic ballots to certain states.

By November 6, 2012

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NSA says nope to spying on pope

The agency says in a statement that a report in an Italian magazine that it "has targeted" the Vatican is false.

By October 30, 2013

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DHS: Cybersecurity plays into online voting

With the November presidential election just months away, the debate over whether voting on the Internet can be safe from cyberattacks is heating up.

By March 29, 2012

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Minn. Senate race could hinge on scanning machine mistakes

The state's hand recount starting Wednesday may show that thousands of ballots were mistakenly rejected by optical scanning machines.

By November 19, 2008

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Apple's iPad: Seeding a next-gen voting machine?

A handful of iPads are being used in Oregon to help citizens vote for their favorite candidates.

By November 8, 2011