Overview of Watching 30 Colorado County Elections Oct./Nov. 2016

This is an overview page for reports of counties “watched” during the 2016 General Election by Harvie Branscomb. This page is under construction and the watching is not over yet.

ADAMS- visited 10/29/16 and 11/7/16
+ camera mounted in drop box;  First Tier sigver records # of witnesses
 
ALAMOSA -visited 11/3/16
ARAPAHOE- visited 10/29/16, 11/5/16
– 1st tier sigver automatically allows signature of recent registrant without a reference signature
+ One side of envelope has no voter identity at all
ARCHULETA- visited 11/3/16
BACA
BENT
BOULDER – visited 10/29/16, 11/7/16
– Challenge of approved signature on first tier will not likely be overturned by 3rd review team
BROOMFIELD – visited 11/7/16
+ Excellent visibility of SCORE for signature watching, cameras to magnify env. signature
CHAFFEE – visited 10/30/16
CHEYENNE
CLEAR CREEK – visited 10/26/16
– two judges at 1st tier are backed up by single staff member on 2nd tier sigver
CONEJOS
COSTILLA
CROWLEY
CUSTER
DELTA – visited 11/1/16
DENVER – visited10/29/16, 11/8/16, 11/9/16
DOLORES
DOUGLAS – visited 11/5/16
+ numerous monitors for uncredentialled monitoring of sigver and tabulation, adjudication
EAGLE – visited 10/17/16,
EL PASO – visited 11/4
+ 2nd tier signature teams are advised daily by signature expert from DA’s office
ELBERT
FREMONT -closed early the day I arrived 11/10/16
GARFIELD – visited 10/18/16
– office has no visibility of VSPC activity prior to ED, voting machines next to Clerk’s office
+ sigverify bipartisan team concerned about mistaken approval after disenfranchising voter
GILPIN – visited 11/8/16
GRAND
GUNNISON – visited 11/1/16
– potential obstacle to watching deliberately invoked by election director
(no highlight because no watching possible here, and little helpful explanation)
HINSDALE
HUERFANO  – visited 11/4/16
JACKSON
JEFFERSON – visited 11/8/16
+ sorter sequences the sigver for 1st tier but manual comparison to paper on 2nd tier teams of 2
KIOWA
KIT CARSON
LA PLATA – visited 11/2/16
+ “flat ballot” offered with legacy scanner in VSPC- voter verifiable countedness
LAKE – visited 10/30/16
LARIMER – visited 11/6/16
– duplication of damaged ballots onto DRE – may be privacy problem
LAS ANIMAS
LINCOLN
LOGAN
MESA
MINERAL
MOFFAT
MONTEZUMA
MONTROSE – visited 11/1/16
MORGAN
OTERO
OURAY – visited 11/2/16
PARK
PHILLIPS
PITKIN – visited 11/18/16
PROWERS
PUEBLO – visited 11/4, 11/9, 11/10
RIO BLANCO
RIO GRANDE – visited 11/3/16
ROUTT
SAGUACHE – visited 11/1/16
SAN JUAN – visited 11/2/16
SAN MIGUEL – visited 11/2/16
SEDGWICK
SUMMIT
TELLER – visited 11/10/16
WASHINGTON
WELD – visited 11/7/16
YUMA