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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


Clearwire board OKs Sprint's revised, $3.40/share bid

The board urges shareholders to vote "yes" for the bill when they meet to place their ballots on May 31.

By May 22, 2013


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


Photos: E-ballots and the 2004 election

Americans turn out in heavy numbers to choose the next president, some casting votes on new e-voting machines.

November 2, 2004


E-ballot software wins vote of confidence

A second company chooses technology from VoteHere to let voters verify that choices were properly registered.

By July 19, 2004


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


One final word on the Internet and the '08 elections

As the ballots get counted, what conclusions will historians and political professionals draw from the way the Internet intersected with the 2008 presidential race?

By November 4, 2008


Vote early, vote often...with OurStage for iPhone

Today's voting day in the U.S., but if you've still got the urge to cast ballots tomorrow, OurStage has come to the iPhone.

By November 4, 2008


E-voting worries linger as Election Day nears

A 2002 federal law encouraged states to buy touch-screen voting machines. Millions of dollars later, some states are ditching the devices in favor of old-fashioned paper ballots and optical scanning.

By November 3, 2008


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