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Resources available to voters with disabilities

...Fleurant said.There are other features at polling places designed to help voters with disabilities.Touch-screen voting machines with audio and font enlargement options can assist visually impaired voters, Fenumiai said.Voting booths optimized...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-11-04/resources-available-voters-disabilities
Local
Touch screens are a great voting option

Voters in the August 28th election are encouraged to utilize the Touch Screen Voting Machine instead of a paper ballot. Every precinct, including "early voting," has one. While helpful for those who have trouble filling...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2012-08-15/touch-screens-are-great-voting-option
Letters
Politics, vote counting always go hand-in-ballot

The following editorial appeared in today's San Jose Mercury News: You can educate voters. You can buy better voting machines and service them more often. But as the latest probe into Florida's infamous presidential election shows, you'll...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071701/opE_editorial.shtml
Opinion
My turn: Election facts and fiction

...2000 elections. Bi-partisan support for the Help America Vote Act in 2002 requires all states to deploy electronic voting machines; and legislation I cross-sponsored with former Rep. Joe Green requires the state to purchase machines to enable...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081606/opi_20060816025.shtml
Opinion
My turn: Will every vote be counted correctly?

...we support include: Ban wireless components on all voting machines. Machines with wireless components are particularly...Source code is the set of instructions that run the voting machines and tabulators. Alaska should prohibit any election...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082006/opi_20060820033.shtml
Opinion
Approval close for cruise ship tax

...votes on the ballot measure led by 6,150 votes, 52 percent to 48 percent. Problems with Alaska's new touchscreen voting machines forced hand counts in some areas and delayed a final tally. The measure also would tax the ships' gambling proceeds...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082406/sta_20060824004.shtml
News
Touchscreen voting machine problems slow election count in 7 precincts

...with Alaska's new touchscreen voting machines slowed election returns Tuesday...The votes from touchscreen voting machines in four Kodiak precincts had...precinct's optical scanner voting machine also could not connect by modem...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082406/sta_20060824006.shtml
News
Boycott voting machines

...too cost prohibitive. Here's why a boycott is warranted. Alaska's Division of Elections bought touch screen voting machines from Diebold to comply with new federal law to prevent discrimination against handicapped voters. These machines...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101504/let_letter3.shtml
Opinion
Candidates, officials place faith in optical-scan vote machines

...need to worry about the accuracy of the state's voting machines, candidates and election officials predict. They...machine's count. Workers reinserted ballots into the voting machine when there was a paper jam. This caused the machine...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101704/sta_candidates.shtml
News
Legions of poll watchers expected to crowd voting venues on Tuesday

...Other less partisan groups have also mobilized, and several worry about the integrity of newly introduced electronic voting machines that lack a paper record. More than 1,300 computer scientists and other technology professionals have signed up...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102904/sta_20041029005.shtml
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