November 7, 2006 | By Derek Slater

Serious E-Voting Problems in Florida; Coalition Calls for Extended Polling Hours

E-voting machines in Broward County, Florida failed to start on time this morning, significantly delaying voting. The Election Protection Coalition (which includes EFF) is talking to the governor about keeping the polling places open longer. The Coalition is also considering legal action to that end. We will update this post with further information later.

Six years after the 2000 election debacle in Florida, election day horror stories like this persist. But the problems aren't limited to that state; as we noted earlier, many other cities are also experiencing machine malfunctions.


Deeplinks Topics

Stay in Touch

NSA Spying

EFF is leading the fight against the NSA's illegal mass surveillance program. Learn more about what the program is, how it works, and what you can do.

Follow EFF

A new ICANN proposal to force more domain registration info to be public would endanger targets of harassment: https://eff.org/r.o85z

Jul 2 @ 8:39am

Are you a developer facing legal threats based on Oracle v. Google? We want to hear from you: https://eff.org/r.m2yr

Jul 1 @ 3:38pm

UK admits it illegally spied on Amnesty International https://eff.org/r.oqml

Jul 1 @ 2:17pm
JavaScript license information