Official Web Sites Lag Behind In Voter Info

Publication: Political Radar from ABC News

Author: Huma Khan


10/16/2008 - ABC News’ Huma Khan Reports: States need to considerably improve their election web sites in order to meet voters’ need for information about this year’s election, according to a new report published Thursday by The Pew Center on the States.

At a time when an increasing number of voters are turning to the Internet for information, state-administered web sites that provide polling and ballot information are difficult to find and navigate, the report said.

Pew ranked Iowa’s election web site as the best of the bunch -- followed by Texas, Utah, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

New Hampshire’s election web site ranked the worst, along with those of Mississippi, Illinois, Connecticut and New Mexico.

Read the full article Official Web Sites Lag Behind In Voter Info on the ABC News Web site.

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