Virginia’s IT agency conducted a review of the WinVote system – and what it found not only led to the system’s decertification yesterday but raises bigger issues of how to test (and who should test) voting machines nationwide.
New Mexico became the latest state to enact online voter registration when it unanimously enacted a bill establishing OVR and other reforms.
Illinois’ Marshall County board voted unanimously to send former U.S. Rep Aaron Schock a bill for special election costs that will be incurred as the result of his resignation. It’s far from a sure thing – but it’s sure to get people thinking (and talking) about funding specials.
Last week in Virginia, the “impending crisis” in voting technology got a little less impending and a lot more crisis as the new agency tasked with administering elections announced its plan to decertify voting equipment used in many localities across the Commonwealth.
In one very bad day, Florida’s Secretary of State infuriated county election officials, irritated state legislators and likely guaranteed passage of online voter registration over his and the Governor’s objections.
A new compromise bill in Connecticut will create training and certification requirements for the state’s elected registrars … this post examines those requirements and identifies issues worth watching if and when the compromise is enacted and implemented.
Georgia’s election director resigned after the discovery of thousands of inactive voter record cancellations inside the 90-day federal window. Her case is an opportunity to think about whether there is a longer list of conduct that carries “strict liability” for election officials.