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View Resource Voting Irregularities in Florida During the 2000 Presidential Election

Released in June 2001 amidst some controversy, this draft report of the United States Commission on Civil Rights (USCCR) finds, among other things, that African-American voters in Florida were at least nine times more likely than other voters to have their ballots rejected in last year's presidential election and that the state's poorer counties were much more likely to use voting systems with...

https://www.usccr.gov/pubs/vote2000/report/main.htm
View Resource Caltech-MIT/ Voting Technology Project

In light of the 2000 presidential election controversy and troubles with voting in Florida, the Caltech/ MIT Voting Technology Project (VTP) was formed to evaluate election systems to prevent these problems from recurring. Several studies and press releases by the VTP are documented on its home page, including one that found a "35% improvement in Florida's voting technology" for the 2002 election,...

http://www.vote.caltech.edu/
View Resource Presidential Elections and the Electoral College: The Proceedings of the Electoral Commission of 1877

This Website from the Library of Congress features materials drawn from the American Memory's A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: US Congressional Documents and Debates 1774-1873 (see the March 20, 1998 Scout Report). Links are provided to substantial search results from the parent site for key events and topics, such as contested elections, electoral votes, the President-elect, the...

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/amlaw/lwec.html
View Resource Analysis of an Electronic Voting System

A potential flaw in a kind of electronic voting machine used in several U.S. states was discovered and publicized by researchers from Johns Hopkins and Rice Universities. It purportedly can make the machine vulnerable to security breaches that would allow a single individual to cast multiple votes. The conclusions of the researchers are outlined in a 24-page study. After providing an overview of...

http://www.avirubin.com/vote.pdf