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2010-10-07 16:05:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Michigan computer science professor who led a successful hack of the District's new Internet voting platform for military and overseas voters will testify before the D.C. City Council in a public oversight hearing Friday morning. The D.C. Board of Ethics and Elections designed a "Digital Vote By Mail" system in which overseas and military voters could receive blank ballots and cast them over the Internet using PDF files. During...

2010-08-12 05:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Parascript, LLC, the image analysis and pattern recognition technology provider, today announced that its signature verification technology was used during the 2010 primary elections to process incoming Vote by Mail (VBM) envelopes in two counties in California. Between the two counties, over 100,000 envelopes were handled on industry-leading Criterion sorting systems from BOWE BELL + HOWELL (BBH) that utilize Parascript's SignatureXpert software...

2010-04-08 10:46:00

Pennsylvania Primary is May 18 HARRISBURG, Pa., April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of State and the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs want to ensure that Pennsylvania's deployed military personnel vote in the May 18 primary election by using an official absentee ballot. "This year's elections come at a critical time in our history and those who are elected will craft policies that will shape our shared destiny," Secretary of the Commonwealth Pedro A. Cortes...

2009-07-08 10:00:00

MOORESTOWN, N.J., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, OPEX Corporation and Premier Election Solutions announced their partnership to provide the only vote-by-mail solution offering one-pass sorting with in-line signature recognition. The OPEX Mail Matrix sorting functionality combined with the Premier VoteRemote Incoming solution offers the most efficient and secure solution in ballot envelope sorting. Premier's VoteRemote Incoming solution, which has been utilized by jurisdictions for nearly a...

2008-08-22 03:00:21

The conventions are almost here. Have you registered to vote? Do you want to vote by absentee ballot? Don't know how to do either? Read on. If you have not been registered before or have moved, you have until Oct. 20 to get on the voter rolls. Applications are available at local city halls, some fire stations and libraries. You also can get the forms at county registrars of voters offices as well as their Web sites. If you don't want to head to a polling place to vote, there...


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