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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-30-10 07:16 PM
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Judge orders additional instruction for touchscreen voters (NC GOP suit)
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Source: WRAL

RALEIGH, N.C. In response to a complaint filed by the North Carolina Republican Party, a federal judge ruled that counties using touchscreen voting machines add an additional informational alert for voters.

Judge Malcolm Howard held a special Saturday hearing to consider the GOP's accusation that the State Board of Elections knew about problems with the voting machines and didn't address them ...

Read more: http://www.wral.com/news/local/politics/story/8539911 /



Updated: 8:01 PM Oct 30, 2010
Judge Rules On GOP Voting Machine Lawsuit
... On Saturday evening, after a two-day hearing, a Federal Judge ordered in the NCGOP's favor, requiring the SBOE to take the following steps on Election Day:
1) Provide written and oral notice to every voter using touch screen machines that problems exist, and to carefully review their ballots before confirming them.
2) Preserve all Personal Electronic programs, ballots, metadata, source codes, and any programs or data that reflects machine calibration.
3) Issue an order that poll workers in all precincts be required to keep a record of all complaints by voters regarding the touch screen voting machines ...
http://www.witn.com/home/headlines/Meeting_About_Electr...

Earlier LBN threads:

N.C. GOP leader: Touchscreen voting machines have flaw that aids Dems
http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...

NC Touch-Screen Machine Flips Straight-Party Vote Four Times in a Row from GOP to Dem
http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...

Earlier NC forum post:

Accord may be near on voting machines
http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...
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