- In a perfect world, an electronic voter registration database would help safeguard Wisconsin against the controversial dilemma that Florida faced after the 2000 presidential election, but implementation of such a database across the state has proved problematic and deployment remains incomplete.
And the clock is ticking.
The Web-based, statewide voter regis......Full article >>>
ience is being felt everywhere. Although city election officials in contacted cities reported problems, all said they will be ready to hold elections despite complications posed by imperfect SVRS processes, and the operation of parallel registration systems.
Accenture's software has processed voter registration applications much faster in Milwaukee, a city that h......Full article >>>
the system, Raleigh said. SVRS was slow in responding to Raleigh and approximately 12 of her co-workers as they tried to clean up files in the system, and it also had problems downloading some Social Security numbers and drivers license information.
Additionally, a 600-person absentee ballot file did not convert, which means the city will have to carry two systems to distribute absentee ......Full article >>>
lerk's office staff requires SVRS training.
The SVRS application training took four days and was quite thorough, she said, but training on the absentee ballot portion of the system is not as smooth. "We don't even know at this point what works and what doesn't work in the SVRS because we haven't been on it long enough," Lehrke said. "There was very little training, and we don't know what ......Full article >>>
for dealing electronically with the registration information of the 1,850 municipal and 72 county election centers.
Like other states facing similar complexities, Wisconsin failed to meet its federally mandated Jan. 1, 2006 deadline.
Running Costs and Recurring Delays
The costs of installing SVRS increased $230,000 last week, but Accenture - a company that lost s......Full article >>>
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