News articles tagged with "voting"

10/18/2012 06:04:16
Marcus Woo
Thanks to better voting technology over the last decade, the country's election process has seen much improvement, according to a new report released today by researchers at Caltech and MIT. However, the report notes, despite this progress, some problems remain.
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 presidents of the two universities announced today.

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08/16/2000 07:00:00
Robert Tindol

PASADENA—In a year when Latinos overwhelmingly favor the Democrats on the issues, one would expect Al Gore to have a huge lead over George W. Bush in polls of Latino voters.

 
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