New York's new electronic voting machines have the same problem that caused overvoting problems in Florida's 2008 election, and, if not corrected, could disenfranchise 40,000 to 50,000 New York voters.
Earlier this week, Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner issued a final report to the House of Representatives regarding HB 260, introduced in August by Representatives Dan Stewart and Tracy Maxwell Heard.
Secretary Jennifer Brunner, Representatives Dan Stewart and Tracy Maxwell Heard introduced the Ohio Election Enhancements Bill. Drawn from the historic 2008 and 2009 election summits called by Secretary Brunner and chaired by the Brennan Center's Lawrence Norden, the bill offers many reforms for Ohio's Election System.
Citing improvements, election experts call for backup measures to secure the vote on Nov 4th. This report is a 50-state report card that grades each state on its preparedness for election system breakdowns and offers concrete steps election officials can take in the weeks before the election to make sure every vote is counted accurately.