February 24, 2007

"Panel Cites Voter Error, Not Software, in Loss of Votes"

The NY Times offers this report, which begins: "Florida election officials announced yesterday that an examination of voting software did not find any malfunctions that could have caused up to 18,000 votes to be lost in a disputed Congressional race in Sarasota County, and they suggested that voter confusion over a poor ballot design was mainly to blame." See also this statement from Christine Jennings, which suggests that this controversy is not over.

Posted by Rick Hasen at February 24, 2007 09:51 AM