Voting machines

June 19, 2019 - 12:08 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia is shifting its presidential primary to late March, leaving the group of states that vote on Super Tuesday. The primary has been set for March 24, three weeks after Super Tuesday, which Georgia has joined in past election cycles. The change announced Wednesday by Georgia...
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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers celebrate outside BJP headquarters in Mumbai, India, Thursday, May 23, 2019. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party were off to an early lead as vote counting began Thursday following the conclusion of the country's 6-week-long general election, sending the stock market soaring in anticipation of another five-year term for the Hindu nationalist leader. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
May 23, 2019 - 5:59 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi party claimed it had won re-election with a commanding lead in Thursday's vote count, while the stock market soared in anticipation of another five-year term for the Hindu nationalist leader. Election Commission data by midafternoon showed the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2019 file photo, Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks about his environmental budget at the Everglades Holiday Park during a new conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Russian hackers gained access to voter databases in two Florida counties ahead of the 2016 presidential election, DeSantis said at a news conference Tuesday, May 14. DeSantis said the hackers didn’t manipulate any data and the election results weren’t compromised. He and officials from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement were briefed by the FBI and Department of Homeland Security on Friday, May 10. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
May 14, 2019 - 7:30 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Russian hackers gained access to voter databases in two Florida counties ahead of the 2016 presidential election, Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis said at a news conference Tuesday. DeSantis said the hackers didn't manipulate any data and the election results weren't...
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In this April 10, 2019, photo, Indian election officials and paramilitary soldiers with election materials walk along the river Brahmaputra to board on a country boat on the eve of the first phase of general election in Majuli, Assam, India. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath, File)
April 13, 2019 - 5:06 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — The figures involved in India's general election are staggering: 900 million voters, 83 million first-time voters, 11 million poll workers, nearly 4 million electronic voting machines, 1 million polling booths and 570 special trains for migrant laborers and security personnel. Such...
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FILE- This May 22, 2018 file photo, shows a voter access card inserted in a voting reader during voting in the Georgia primary in Kennesaw, Ga. Just months after a highly contentious race for Georgia governor, the state Senate has approved a House plan to purchase new electronic touchscreen voting machines that print a paper ballot statewide. It's a big step toward replacing Georgia's current outdated voting system, which offers no auditable paper trail. But some say it's a big step in the wrong direction. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File)
March 14, 2019 - 11:55 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Legislation calling for Georgia to purchase new electronic touchscreen voting machines that print a paper ballot is headed to the governor's desk. The House passed the election bill Thursday, a day after Senate approval. The bill would replace a system that offers no auditable paper...
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March 13, 2019 - 2:09 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the South Carolina budget (all times local): 1:05 a.m. South Carolina House lawmakers are closer to approving a budget to fund the state government for the coming year. Legislators voted 112-1 in favor of the House's version of the $9 billion spending plan which...
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FILE - This Oct. 19, 2017, file photo shows a new voting machine which prints a paper record on display at a polling site in Conyers, Ga. Time and money are running short for states to replace aging or inadequate voting machines before the 2020 presidential primaries, according to a report released Tuesday, March 5, 2019. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
March 05, 2019 - 8:05 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Time and money are running short for states to replace aging or inadequate voting machines before the 2020 presidential primaries, according to a report released Tuesday. State and local election officials in 31 states say they want to replace their voting equipment before the...
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February 22, 2019 - 3:10 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Budget writers in the South Carolina House don't want the State Election Commission to have the final decision on choosing the state's new voting machines. The House Ways and Means committee agreed to transfer $40 million that could be used to buy new voting machines from the...
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February 21, 2019 - 5:10 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on a push for new voting equipment in Georgia (all times local): 5:00 p.m. A Georgia House committee has approved legislation that would move the state to new touchscreen voting machines that print a paper ballot, just hours after it was approved by a subcommittee. The...
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South Carolina Radio Network
January 24, 2019 - 10:12 am
JANUARY 24, 2019 BY RENEE SEXTON (South Carolina Radio Network) The head of the South Carolina Election Commission said the state’s new upgraded voting system will have paper ballots which offer tangible evidence of votes. Commission Executive Director Marci Andino told a Senate judiciary...
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