June 24, 2009

"New York Times Wrong Again on 'E-Voting'"

"New York Times Wrong Again on 'E-Voting,'" by Brad Friedman, Brad Blog, June 23, 2009:
The New York Times just doesn't get it. You'd think, by now, they would. But they don't. And they should print a correction immediately.

In a brief, unbylined editorial yesterday [June 21], headlined "How to Trust Electronic Voting," the paper endorses this year's version of Rep. Rush Holt's election reform bill. The editorial is misleading and, even worse, blatantly (and inexcusably) inaccurate on at least one important point. . . .

NY Times editorial re Holt bill

Editorial - "How to Trust Electronic Voting" - NYTimes.com, June 21, 2009. "Electronic voting machines that do not produce a paper record of every vote cast cannot be trusted. . . ."

June 17, 2009

LVW of Ohio v. Brunner settlement

The Voting Rights Project - The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law | League of Women Voters of Ohio v. Brunner: "In a giant step towards equal access to the ballot box for all Ohio voters, the Lawyers' Committee and its partners reached a landmark settlement with the State of Ohio that on June 15, 2009 will radically transform the way elections are run. . . ."