| Jan 14, 2013
| 4:33 PM
TALLAHASSEE – County election supervisors taking heat for last fall’s elections woes pointed the finger Monday at two sources of confusion and angst outside of their control — the length of last fall’s ballot and limits on early...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Two Democratic candidates in Maryland's 1st Congressional District remained locked Thursday in a too-close-to-call contest for the party's nomination, after an initial tally of absentee ballots left them separated by fewer than 100 votes.
In the only...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 8:34 PM
For the 65th consecutive time Frank Bertino went to the polls Tuesday to vote.
And whether it is exercising his civic duty to vote or keeping in touch with his friends from World War II, the 88-year-old Windber resident’s patriotism always...
| Nov 14, 2012
Pretend for a moment — and I know this is crazy, but stick with me — but just pretend that we want it to be easy for every eligible person to vote, and for the results of those elections to reflect as accurately as possible the will of the...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 5:33 PM
The unofficial winner of the Eastern Panhandle’s closest legislative race in last week’s election practically doubled his lead in the contest after a pollworker error was corrected, election officials said Tuesday.
After the correction was...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 6:33 AM
Ellyn Bogdanoff's first election win (after losing races for the Broward School Board and the state Senate in the 1990s) was incredibly close.
Here's the story I wrote with former Sun Sentinel staff writer Kathy Bushouse when Bogdanoff was finally...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 12:57 AM
With elections less than a month away, the County Registrar of Voters is busy preparing supplies and testing machines ahead of the big day Nov. 6.
While this takes place, the public was invited to witness the accuracy and logic testing of the county&...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 7:53 PM
Gov. Tom Corbett and his administration haven't produced an example of what he meant when he said some Pennsylvania precincts have voted at "over 100 percent," but complaints by the state Republican Party about voting in Philadelphia suggest he may be...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 11:08 PM
PIERRE -- Public records show a political action committee operated by Secretary of State Jason Gant accepted $17,500 last year from two companies that performed services for his office.
Gant’s political action committee, Committed to Victory,...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 8:05 PM
While Hurricane Sandy has turned the presidential campaign upside down for local election officials who must keep democracy's machinery working, the storm also hits at a particularly inopportune time.
The week before the election is a time of...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 10:19 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Power generators are being marshaled, polling locations moved and voting machines hurriedly put into place as officials prepare to hold an national election in storm-ravaged sections of New York and New Jersey barely a week after...