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For 2009 voting news posted by the Coalition for Voting Integrity, see CVI's News and Opinion Blog>>

Voter ID bill taken off table

By Gary Weckselblatt, Intelligencer, March 24, 2009

 

Supporters gather to tout voter-verified ballots

Bucks County Herald, March 11, 2009

 

Raising money, awareness for voting integrity

By Gary Weckselblatt, Courier Times/Intelligencer, March 8, 2009

Voting machine lawsuit to move forward: Activists seeking to pull the plug on touch screens

By Tom Barnes, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 22, 2008

 

Pa. high court allows voting-machine suit to proceed

By Amy Worden, Philadelphia Inquirer, December 20, 2008

 

Pennsylvania State Supreme Court allows voting rights case to proceed; state's highest court denies Pennsylvania Secretary of State permission to appeal lower court ruling in voters' favor; case challenging the use of electronic voting machines now moves toward trial. VoterAction.org press release, December 18, 2008

 

Elections judge is faulted

By Jenna Portnoy, Courier Times/Intelligencer, December 11, 2008

 

Creekside parties argue over legal fees

By Jenna Portnoy, Courier Times/Intelligencer, December 5, 2008

 

Bucks Board of Elections considers provisional ballots

Bucks County Herald, December 4, 2008

 

Few provisional ballots counted

By Margaret Gibbons, Intelligencer, November 17, 2008

 

Last of the votes counted – or not

By Jenna Portnoy, Courier Times/Intelligencer, November 13, 2008

 

 

Creekside residents want legal fees paid for lawsuit

By Jenna Portnoy, Courier Times/Intelligencer, November 13, 2008

 

All Diebold Touch-Screen Systems Impounded by Judge in PA [Northumberland] County: Straight-Party Ticket Votes Failed to Allow Voters to Review Names of Presidential Candidates before Casting 'Ballot,' by Brad Friedman, BradBlog.com, Nov. 6, 2008

 

Delight, dismay over Election Day

By Jenna Portnoy, Courier Times/Intelligencer, November 6, 2008

 

Polling place issue causes confusion

By James McGinnis, Bucks County Courier Times, November 5, 2008

 

E-Voting: Boon or Bane for the Blind?

By Suzanne Erb, opednews.com, November 5, 2008

 

Election dress code causes little disruption

By Lou Sessinger, Intelligencer, November 5, 2008

 

Gas leak closes polling place

By John Anastasi, Bucks County Courier Times, November 5, 2008

 

Montco scrambles to comply with order

By Margaret Gibbons, Intelligencer, November 2, 2008

Commissioner Diane Ellis-Marseglia, CVI's Mary Ann Gould, and Sue Houston of the League of Women Voters held a joint press conference at the Courthouse on October 31 re:

  • Clarification of Secretary of State Cortes' change in directive regarding issuance of emergency paper ballots
  • Misinformation in and corrections to the County's instructional voting guide. Why Commissioner Ellis-Marseglia refused to sign on.
  • Critical information voters need to know before going to the polls
  • CLICK TO VIEW VIDEO OF JOINT PRESS CONFERENCE.

 

Pa. court rebuffs GOP on ACORN lawsuit

By Mark Scolforo and Peter Jackson, AP/Philadelphia Inquirer, October 31, 2008

 

Montgomery County GOP sues to nix campaign clothing

By Margaret Gibbons and Jenna Portnoy, Intelligencer, October 30, 2008

 

Absentee ballots post county records

By Margaret Gibbons and Jenna Portnoy, Intelligencer, October 30, 2008

 

Federal judge rules in favor of plaintiff demand for emergency paper ballots in Pa.

By Brad Friedman, BradBlog.com, October 29, 2008

 

Judge says Pa. must provide paper ballots

By Cynthia Henry, Philadelphia Inquirer, October 29, 2008

U.S. judge hears Pa. ballot lawsuit

By Cynthia Henry, Philadelphia Inquirer, October 29, 2008

 

County's voting machines pass test

By Jenna Portnoy, Intelligencer, October 29, 2008

 

Voters' rights groups sue state

By Jenna Portnoy, Intelligencer, October 24, 2008

 

From good soldier to dissident

By Jenna Portnoy, Courier Times/Intelligencer, October 19, 2008

 

Montco sets voting rules

By Lou Sessinger, Intelligencer, October 17, 2008

 

Bucks renting 80 voting machines: Two candidates filed a lawsuit to force the county to use paper ballots

By Annie Tasker, Intelligencer, October 16, 2008

 

Group questions Montco voting readiness

By Lou Sessinger, Intelligencer, October 13, 2008

 

Controversial Bucks polling site moved

By Larry King, Philadelphia Inquirer, October 11, 2008

 

Polling place relocated again amid rancor

By James McGinnis, Courier Times/Intelligencer, October 11, 2008

 

Attorneys hired for Creekside case

By Jenna Portnoy, Intelligencer, October 9, 2008

 

Bucks awaits voting figures, machine count

By Jenna Portnoy, Intelligencer, October 7, 2008

 

Polling places are moved

By Jenna Portnoy, Intelligencer, October 6, 2008

 

County says it can't audit voting machines

By Karamagi Rujumba, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 4, 2008

 

Plan shifts polling site

By Jenna Portnoy, Courier Times/Intelligencer, October 4, 2008

 

Bucks commissioner offers to move polling place

By Kristin E. Holmes, Philadelphia Inquirer, October 4, 2008

 

Dean's testimony called retaliation

By James McGinnis, Courier Times/Intelligencer, October 1, 2008

 

Bucks GOP leaders deny election official's claims

By Larry King, Philadelphia Inquirer, October 1, 2008

 

Bucks elections chief alleges harrassment

By Larry King, Philadelphia Inquirer, September 30, 2008

 

County commissioners deny intimidating elections director

Posted in News on September 30, 2008, by Courier Times Editor Jackie Massott

 

Election director points finger

By James McGinnis, Courier Times/Intelligencer, September 30, 2008

 

Voters go to court over move of Bucks polling place

By Larry King, Philadelphia Inquirer, September 28, 2008

 

Counties adding voting machines

Intelligencer, September 26, 2008

 

Woman testifies she signed – but didn't write -- letter

By James McGinnis, Intelligencer, September 26, 2008

 

Protection order OK'd for elections director

By James McGinnis, Courier Times/Intelligencer, September 25, 2008

 

Harrassment allegations in Creekside suit

By James McGinnis, Courier Times/Intelligencer, September 24, 2008

 

Depositon: GOP wanted poll site moved

By James McGinnis, Courier Times/Intelligencer, September 23, 2008

 

Creekside polling place rally draws 100

By James McGinnis, Courier Times, September 18, 2008

Video clips of rally

Video of entire rally

 

UC Computer Scientists Release Video on How to Hack a Sequoia Touch-Screen Voting Machine, BradBlog.com, 9/9/08

 

Voters can wear campaign buttons to polls, Pa. says

Philadelphia Inquirer, September 9, 2008

 

Warning on voting machines reveals oversight failure

By Greg Gordon, McClatchy Newspapers, August 24, 2008

 

Voting machine doubts linger: Concerns over vulnerability of electronic machines sending many states back to paper ballots

By Phil Hirschkorn, CBS Evening News, August 16, 2008

 

Did Washington waste millions on faulty voting machines?

By Greg Gordon, McClatchy Newspapers, August 15, 2008

 

Officials say flaws at polls will remain in November

By Ian Urbina, New York Times, August 15, 2008

Bucks decides to alter voting districts

By Gary Weckselblatt, Intelligencer, Aug. 14, 2008

 

Influx of Voters Expected to Test New Technology

By Ian Urbina, New York Times, July 21, 2008

 

Advocates hope voting machines ruling has domino effect

By Gary Weckselblatt, Courier Times/Intelligencer, June 28, 2008

 

Chris Satullo: Only you can slay the gerrymander

By Chris Satullo, Columnist, Philadelphia Inquirer, May 31, 2008

 

State to investigate poll changes

By James McGinnis, Courier Times, May 24, 2008

 

Complaint alleges voter discrimination

By James McGinnis, Courier Times/Intelligencer, May 3, 2008

"Voting in Pennsylvania as a blind voter," by Suzanne Erb, OpEdNews.com, April 22, 2008

Voting machine official defends reliability to unhappy constituents

By Jenna Portnoy, Intelligencer, Mar. 5, 2008

 

County to stick to voting machines: Bucks commissioners show no signs of switching to scannable ballots

By Scott Kraus, Morning Call, Mar. 5, 2008

 

Voters root for the paper trail

By Bridget Wingert, Bucks County Herald, March 5, 2008

 

Voting advocates protest machines

By Jenna Portnoy, Intelligencer, Feb. 21, 2008

AUDIO of Commissioners' meeting

 

Bucks voting machine activists will have their say

By Scott Kraus, Morning Call, Feb. 21, 2008

 

Voting machines OK'd

By David Singleton, Times-Tribune, Feb. 14, 2008

 

Paper ballots gain support

By Jenna Portnoy, Intelligencer, Feb. 7, 2008

AUDIO of Commissioners' meeting

 

Team 4 investigates voting machine security issues

By Jim Parsons, ThePittsburghChannel.com, Feb. 7, 2008

 

Feb. 5, 2008: Doylestown Township's Board of Supervisors passed a resolution supporting a switch to voter-marked paper ballots for Bucks County elections. This echoes a resolution passed two years ago by numerous municipalities.

 

Block sought for voting machine purchase

Group wants injunction against Northampton County.

By Joe Nixon, Morning Call, Jan. 26, 2008

Pennsylvania Voters Seek Injunction to Block Purchase of Electronic/Touchscreen Voting Systems: Cite Machines’ Inability to Verify Votes, Secretary’s Non-compliance with Law, Jan. 25, 2008

 

Do New Hampshire Vote Count Questions Harbinger Super Tuesday Vote Theft Disaster? by Rob Kall, opednews.com, January 10, 2008

 

Can you count on voting machines?

By Clive Thompson, New York Times Magazine, Jan. 6, 2008

 

States raise doubts about electronic voting machines

By George Merritt, Associated Press-Intelligencer, Jan. 1, 2008

 

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