Fiona Kelliher Detroit Free Press Published 9:00 AM EDT Oct 15, 2018 Have a problem at the polls on Nov. 6? We want to hear about it. This year, the Detroit Free Press is part of the Electionland project, a collaboration of newsrooms around the country tracking voting problems on Election Day. With your help, we’ll report out Michiganders’ experiences with long lines, misinformation, voter ID issues, cybersecurity issues and anything other problems that make voting difficult. For example, during the August primary election, ballot shortages were reported in several parts of Oakland County due to an unexpected large turnout at the polls. It's against the law to deny a registered voter the right to vote as long as they're in line by 8 p.m., when polls close, and clerks eventually provided more ballots in the necessary precincts. We want to hear about these problems. More: Michigan election results could be hacked, experts say How to report voting problems in … [Read more...] about Michigan Election 2018: How to report voting problems
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Jennifer Chambers The Detroit News Published 7:00 p.m. UTC Aug 13, 2018 The president of the software company used by the Wayne County Clerk's Office to report results in the Aug. 7 primary election said on Monday the glitch that caused a delay in website results was caused by a server issue, an error in coding and massive voter turnout that taxed the system. Jeff Delongchamp, president of ElectionSource, spoke to the Wayne County Board of Canvassers on Monday, addressing questions about why website results were not posted in a timely or accurate manner on primary night. "This is a display website...with no ability to count official results at all," Delongchamp said. "This was an error in our math with the high record of voting. It taxed our site beyond its ability," he said. Delongchamp said the Wayne County Clerk's Office did not play any role in the glitch and the problem was all due to ElectionSource. "This was 10 times over any previous election we had … [Read more...] about Election results firm explains glitches to Wayne Co.
Jennifer Chambers The Detroit News Published 3:19 p.m. UTC Aug 13, 2018 The top two officials at a software company used by the Wayne County Clerk's Office to report results in the Aug. 7 primary election are expected to appear at Monday's Board of Canvassers meeting to explain the glitch that caused a delay in website results. Jeff Delongchamp, president of ElectionSource, the company that handles election results reporting, said he and Steve Delongchamp, company vice president, will attend the meeting at 2 p.m. in Detroit. "Both Steve and I will be there and look forward to explaining to the board what happened to the web site displaying the un-official results on the eve of the August 7th Primary election," Jeff Delongchamp said in an email to Wayne County officials. On Thursday, Wayne County commissioner Jewel Ware called for an investigation into the system, saying said glitches with the website were "extremely … [Read more...] about Election results firm to explain glitches to Wayne Co.
Robert Costa and Josh Dawsey, The Washington Post Published 4:16 pm PDT, Wednesday, August 8, 2018 Photo: Matt Rourke Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 In this Aug. 2, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump, right, greets Senate candidate Rep. Lou Barletta, R-Pa., during a rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. More than 2,600 candidates are running in the midterm elections. But for the president, the election comes down to one person: Donald Trump. With the primary calendar winding down, Trump’s me-first strategy is prompting a wave of concern within his own party. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) less In this Aug. 2, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump, right, greets Senate candidate Rep. Lou Barletta, R-Pa., during a rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. More than 2,600 candidates are running in the midterm elections. ... more Photo: Matt Rourke … [Read more...] about Lackluster election results spur debate over Trump’s midterm role
The Detroit News Published 4:42 p.m. UTC Aug 8, 2018 On Tuesday, voters from across the state went to the polls to cast their ballots in a primary election beset by challenges like power outages and not enough ballots available. Here are the results: Whitmer, Schuette win Michigan governor primaries James wins Republican U.S. Senate primary Oakland County initiatives Macomb County races Macomb Legislature races Wayne County races Tri-county SMART millage 2nd Congressional District race 6th Senate District race 7th Congressional District race 8th Congressional District race 9th Congressional District race 10th Senate District race 11th Congressional District race 13th Congressional District race Ohio special election Missouri primary Kansas primary See all results here. … [Read more...] about Election results: Who won in the 2018 primary race