- Sarasota County, Florida e-voting results still seriously in doubt
The credible concerns that continue to be raised about the congressional race with 18,000 undervotes is creating a stink and undermining voter confidence. Wired News has more on bugs that may have played a role whilst David Dill and Dan Wallach have published a paper online which convincingly argues that the reports so far in no way extensively show what really happened.
- Canada drops licences and adopts free model for map data
This kind of thing makes me so proud to be Canadian.
- Electoral Commission Pilot Evaluation Frameworks published
The Commission has, highly commendably, published the frameworks it will use for evaluating the May 2007 pilots and invited comment. Not much time to do so but the fundamental problems are the Commission’s limited remit and powers, not so much the specifics of the frameworks.
- Court recognises Pennsylvania Voter’s rights to secure and reliable voting systems
A great victory for local activists. The detail is very state and US-specific but the principles are key – voters need to know that their votes have been accurately recorded as intended.