Sunday, January 24, 2010

Analysis of Massachusetts election continues, Kansas SoS begins planning for future of elections

Ireland's voting machines are likely to be scrapped, discussion of the Massachusetts Senate race continues.

All this and more in this weekend's Voting News below...

: Early voting in Primaries ends Thursday at numerous locations in Cook County

: Thornburgh: Voter access is goal

Mack Urges Mass. Secretary of State to Quickly Certify Brown Election Results

Demographics may explain Coakley's 3% win of hand-count paper ballots
The election integrity community has been vigorously discussing the wide variance between hand counted ballots and machine counted ballots in the recent special Senate election in Massachusetts.

TN: County gears up for busy election year

: The Internet is not a secure-enough platform for overseas voters [OpEd]

National: An Open Letter to U.S. Media on Elections


Canada: Voters can cast ballot by phone or Internet [local election]
The city of Pembroke will be letting its residents vote from home in the Oct. 25 municipal election.

Ireland: Voting machines set to go - Gormley
"Electronic equipment that cost the State some €50 million but has never been commissioned is now likely to be cast off completely, the Minister for the Environment John Gormley has confirmed."

Philippines: Delivery of voting machines completed by February 14

Voting News by Joyce McCloy.
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