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Pataki Election Reform Task Force Reports

Governor Pataki's bipartisan task force on election reform made its recommendations. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Voting Machines

It-s been 11 years since the Town of Lawrence spent nearly $15,000 on three new electronic voting machines. It was a big investment, and the town had to foot the bill on its own. Town officials just wanted to replace their 60-year-old pull-lever machines. They had no idea they would be setting an example for future election reform. But after this fall's election debacle, when the nation watched court battles about punch-cards and hanging chads, New York politicians are now looking to make the voting process easier and more accurate. And, they're looking to the North Country for some help. Jody Tosti has more.  Go to full article

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