Latest Electronic voting News

Lawmakers rewrite rules for Louisiana's voting system search

Jun. 11, 2021 16:36 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In the final minutes of their legislative session, Louisiana lawmakers agreed to change the way the state shops for voting systems, to include more public vetting and require an auditable paper trail, after two recent efforts to replace the state’s voting machines...

Business-seeking singer Akon draws political fire in Uganda

Apr. 13, 2021 08:34 AM EDT

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The American rap artist and singer Akon is drawing criticism from rights activists over his meetings with Uganda's president as he pursues the development of a futuristic city in the East African country. Akon is helping to rehabilitate longtime...

County clerk: I won't count May primary ballots by hand

Apr. 05, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

BELLAIRE, Mich. (AP) — The chief election officer in a northern Michigan county said she won't count paper ballots by hand in the May 4 primary, despite the wishes of commissioners. Antrim County Clerk Sheryl Guy said an electronic voting system “must be used in all...

Lottery vote could come this week in Alabama Legislature

Apr. 05, 2021 17:45 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama senators could vote on a lottery bill this week as lawmakers try to get the issue of gambling — with or without casinos — before state voters for the first time since 1999. Republican Sen. Jim McClendon of Springville said he hopes...