Voting machines

Johnson County Election Commissioner Ronnie Metsker explains the issues the county faced during the election and delays reporting results after the polls were closed, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, at Johnson County Election Office in Olathe, Kansas.Kansas' most populous county left the rest of the state waiting nearly 13 hours until Wednesday morning for complete primary election results that proved to be pivotal in a high profile and close Republican race for governor — the second consecutive major election fumble by the affluent Kansas City-area county. (Shelly Yang/The Kansas City Star via AP)
August 08, 2018 - 7:20 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' most populous county left the rest of the state waiting nearly 13 hours until Wednesday morning for complete primary election results that proved to be pivotal in a high profile and close Republican race for governor — the second consecutive major election fumble by the...
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July 11, 2018 - 10:35 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A new lawsuit accuses South Carolina election officials of failing to keep the state's voting processes secure. The State newspaper reports the suit filed Tuesday says the South Carolina Election Commission has deprived voters of their constitutional right to vote by failing...
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June 21, 2018 - 5:03 am
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Congo's government is moving forward with plans to use electronic voting machines in this year's highly anticipated presidential election despite watchdog groups' warnings that transparency and credibility could suffer. The vast, mineral-rich nation is under pressure to ensure...
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South Carolina Radio Network
May 14, 2018 - 11:23 am
The state is getting federal money to upgrade its election security, but more money is needed to make the changes state election officials say should be done.
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April 30, 2018 - 8:40 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq says a new electronic system will be used to limit fraud in next month's national elections, and will allow for the announcement of the results within hours of polls closing. The Independent High Electoral Commission said Monday that 60,000 devices will be distributed nationwide...
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In this Tuesday, March 13, 2018 photo, Chicago resident Sonja Russell walks up to a voting machine to cast her ballot in Illinois primary elections at the city's new early voting super site in downtown Chicago. In Illinois, attempts by hackers in the summer of 2016 to alter information were ultimately unsuccessful, although voter data was viewed. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
March 18, 2018 - 2:15 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — With the Illinois primary just days away, state election officials are beefing up cyber defenses and scanning for possible intrusions into voting systems and voter registration rolls. They have good reason to be on guard: Two years ago, Illinois was the lone state known to...
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Conor Lamb, the Democratic candidate for the March 13 special election in Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District celebrates with his supporters at his election night party in Canonsburg, Pa., early Wednesday, March 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
March 15, 2018 - 1:09 am
CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republicans eyed a recount and a lawsuit over perceived irregularities in a closely watched U.S. House race in Pennsylvania where Democrat Conor Lamb clung to a slender lead in the longtime GOP stronghold friendly to President Donald Trump. With the last batch of absentee...
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Conor Lamb, the Democratic candidate for the March 13 special election in Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District celebrates with his supporters at his election night party in Canonsburg, Pa., early Wednesday, March 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
March 14, 2018 - 8:15 pm
CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republicans eyed a recount and a lawsuit over perceived irregularities in a closely watched U.S. House race in Pennsylvania where Democrat Conor Lamb clung to a slender lead Wednesday in the longtime GOP stronghold friendly to President Donald Trump. With the last batch of...
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March 10, 2018 - 10:53 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia lawmakers are preparing to replace the state's old electronic voting machines. But organizations seeking secure elections say they're worried that Georgia could end up with an untrustworthy and expensive new system. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that lawmakers...
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In this Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 photo, Renee Phifer, Rockdale County board of elections assistant director, left, demonstrates a new voting machine at a polling site to Kelly Monroe, investigator with the Georgia secretary of state office in Conyers, Ga. Last summer, a security expert came across a gaping hole in Georgia's election management system. The revelation prompted a lawsuit seeking to compel Georgia to toss all of its touchscreen voting machines and replace them with a system that provides a paper record of every ballot cast. Georgia is one of five states where no such record exists. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
November 04, 2017 - 9:43 am
CONYERS, Ga. (AP) — Last November, election officials in a small Rhode Island town were immediately suspicious when results showed 99 percent of voters had turned down a noncontroversial measure about septic systems. It turned out an oval on the electronic ballot was misaligned ever so slightly and...
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