Wednesday, August 16, 2006

New York's New Voting Machines

Jay Gallager reports in today's Journal News that the State Board of Elections has approved a plan that would allow the State to comply with the Help America Vote Act and purchase new machines by 2007. That's a year behind schedule, and State officials are already warning that they might not even make this new deadline.

The Brennan Center has already issued our security report on electronic voting machines. We plan to issue three more reports on electronic voting machines very soon. Some of it will be particularly relevant to New York. Watch for it. . . .

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