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Analysis: Our votes are counted accurately -- aren't they?updated: Thu Sep 30 2010 14:59:00

I grew up in a Chicago suburb in Cook County, Illinois, where one assumed ballot box shenanigans. After all, this is where the phrase "vote early and vote often" was coined, where votes allegedly were cast from beyond the grave. So I come to researching voting issues with a perspective jaundiced since childhood.

CNNMoney: Diebold unloads voting machine albatrossupdated: Thu Sep 03 2009 19:31:00

Diebold Inc. said Thursday it has sold its voting machine business to Election Systems & Software, Inc., in a deal that could result in a $55 million loss for the ATM maker.

Time.com: Secrets of What Makes Your Polling Place Work -- Or Notupdated: Mon Nov 03 2008 23:00:00

From backup ballots to bomb threats, election workers patrol the front lines of democracy. Don't blame them for the long lines!

Voting guide: Preparation will help make sure votes get countedupdated: Mon Nov 03 2008 18:21:00

With the voting irregularities of 2000 and 2004 fresh on their minds, many of the millions expected to go to the polls Tuesday are worried that their vote won't be counted.

Time.com: Can Florida Avoid Another Election Day Meltdown?updated: Mon Nov 03 2008 18:00:00

The Sunshine State has come a long way since the butterfly ballots and hanging chads of the 2000 recount. But there are still potential pitfalls for what promises to be a very tight race.

Voting machines could bring Election Day glitchesupdated: Thu Oct 30 2008 16:51:00

Eight years after Florida's hanging chads exasperated voters and helped usher in sweeping changes in voting technology, many election observers remain concerned about the accuracy of the electronic voting systems most Americans will use November 4.

Will your vote be counted?updated: Thu Oct 30 2008 16:51:00

After eight years, there's still no silver bullet for accurately counting votes. CNN's Miles O'Brien reports.

Focus on Floridaupdated: Tue Oct 21 2008 11:15:00

CNN's John Zarrella reports there may be voting problems in Florida even though the chad is gone.

Florida hopes optical scan machines avoid recount repeatupdated: Tue Oct 21 2008 11:15:00

As Election Day approaches, Brad Merriman does a lot of praying.

Time.com: Ohio: No Voting Machine 'Sleepovers' updated: Tue Aug 19 2008 15:00:00

Poll workers will not be allowed to take voting machines home for safekeeping in the days before the November presidential election because the practice known as "sleepovers" is an unacceptable security risk

Threats in Zimbabweupdated: Sun Mar 23 2008 12:12:00

President Robert Mugabe threatens to expel companies under British rule as he moves ahead in his election battle.

Mugabe accused of election-rigging planupdated: Sun Mar 23 2008 12:12:00

The discovery of millions of extra ballots proves that President Robert Mugabe intends to rig next week's elections in his favor, Zimbabwe's main opposition party said Sunday.

California gold rushupdated: Wed Feb 06 2008 01:48:00

Candidates from both parties mine for votes in California, the biggest Super Tuesday prize. CNN's Tom Foreman reports

Ballots, turnout keep California vote counters up lateupdated: Wed Feb 06 2008 01:48:00

It had the nation waiting during Super Tuesday, but California handed wins to Hillary Clinton and John McCain early Wednesday morning, CNN projects.

Paper ballots could delay California resultsupdated: Tue Feb 05 2008 03:49:00

People hoping to stay awake long enough Tuesday to see who won California's primary might have a long night.

Time.com: Voting Out E-Voting Machinesupdated: Sat Nov 03 2007 15:00:00

Less than a decade after embracing new election technology, Florida is leading the country back to the paper trail

Kazakhs vote in test of democracyupdated: Sat Aug 18 2007 08:48:00

Kazakhstan voted on Saturday in a parliamentary election that is bound to return a big majority for President Nursultan Nazarbayev's party and is seen as a test of the Central Asian state's democracy.

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