News articles tagged with "voting"

11/03/2014 10:09:57
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
By developing a tool to help better prepare polling places, Caltech sophomore Sean McKenna is hoping to minimize the amount of time we spend in line at the polls.
01/22/2004 08:00:00
Robert Tindol
Will Internet voting be a benefit to 21st-century democracy, or could it lead to additional election debacles like the one that occurred in 2000?
 
10/10/2003 07:00:00
Jill Perry
PASADENA, Calif. - It's election morning.
 
07/07/2003 07:00:00
Jill Perry
PASADENA, Calif.
 
05/19/2003 07:00:00
Deborah Williams-Hedges
Michael Alvarez, professor of political science at the California Institute of Technology, has been appointed to the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) California State Plan Advisory Committee. The purpose of the committee is to seek public input and provide policy guidance to assist the secretary of state of California in drafting the state's initial plan for compliance with federal mandates contained in HAVA.
 
04/16/2003 07:00:00
Watson Lecture
 
09/19/2002 07:00:00
Jill Perry

If one measures election success by equipment performance alone, Florida's push to get new voting equipment on-line for the 2002 election appears to have paid off. Compared with the performance of equipment in past Florida state primary elections, the new technologies for casting and counting ballots look like clear improvements according to experts at the California Institute of Technology and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

 
07/16/2001 07:00:00
Robert Tindol

Though over 100 million Americans went to the polls on election day 2000, as many as 6 million might just have well have spent the day fishing.

 
02/05/2001 08:00:00
The Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project has submitted a preliminary report to the task force studying the election in Florida. Their nationwide study of voting machines offers further evidence supporting the task force's call to replace punch card voting in Florida. The statistical analysis also uncovered a more surprising finding: electronic voting, as currently implemented, has performed less well than was widely believed.
 
01/15/2001 08:00:00
Caltech and MIT are joining forces to develop a United States voting system that will be easy to use, reliable, secure and modestly priced, the presid
 
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