- Bev Harris of BlackBoxVoting recently reported finding official optical scan "vote rolls" in the trash outside of a Volusia county elections office. Apparently the official rolls do not match the unsigned vote rolls BlackBoxVoting workers were given based on their freedom of information act request. Limited information is available right now, but you can read about it at CommonDreams, Orlando Sentinel, or in Ms. Harris's post on Democratic Underground.
- Problems in the 2004 general election - a page by VotersUnite! cataloging published media reports of problems encountered in our recent election. They have a PDF map showing the distribution of a subset of the problems.
- Hack the Vote - an article by Chuck Herrin about how easy it is to change vote totals on Diebold's GEMS software.
- Glitch causes Franklin Co. recount - a report in the Indianapolis Star about how some Democratic votes were recorded as Libertarian, forcing a recount.
- Florida of 2004?: Election exposes serious flaws in North Carolina voting system - an AP report (published on SF Gate.com) discussing problems in North Carolina that might result in a statewide revote on some issues.
- Unofficial Audit of NC Election - A post on Democratic Underground comparing election-day polling and early voting results in North Carolina (based on data from the State's election website). While early voting and election-day polling results were similar for most races, there were major differences between the two for the presidential and gubernatorial contests. I've posted some graphs of these data here.
- The Empire Strikes Back - a post on the blog cannonfire responding to a recent New York Times article that argued there was no evidence for voter fraud or errors.
- Spano maintains lead over Stewart-Cousins in 35th District - Another update on the New York senate race wherein the margin of victory shrunk dramatically after a recount.
- Kucinich Supports Green Party Demand for Ohio Recount.
- The 3,893 extra Bush votes in one Ohio Precinct - a post on Democratic Underground demonstrating that one Ohio county's erroneous vote totals can be achieved by a simple programming change.
Thursday, November 18, 2004
More election links
More and more keeps getting written relating to errors or fraud in the 2004 election, so here are a few more links for those who are interested.