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Address vote data mess

...ABC, CBS, ABC, CNN and Fox TV collectively own Voter News Service and, in response to criticism, say they are scrutinizing...outcome was called. One CNN executive explains that Voter News Service needs better technology to guard against error...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/15/op_300955.shtml
Opinion columns
Florida's flip-flop recounted

...16," which is Duval County, the e-mail from Voter News Service of New York said. "The vote is strange." The...CBS' director of surveys and a board member at Voter News Service. Ms. Frankovic said a 40,000-vote error in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/10/met_299909.shtml
Metro
Pollsters a big loser

...supposed to be different. The Voter News Service - hired by a consortium of TV...another breakdown - that the Voter News Service did not trust its own statistics...your ballot? Not only did the Voter News Service foul up on exit polling, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/13/edi_358323.shtml
Editorials
CNN vows caution in calling 2004 races

...exit-poll projection." In 2000, flawed information led TV networks to prematurely call the presidential election. Voter News Service, created by major news organizations to count votes and conduct surveys, subsequently was disbanded. Instead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/08/tel_400327.shtml
Television
Miller wins seat without runoff

...hold Democrat Mr. Miller, 68, below 50 percent of the vote, according to interviews with voters conducted by Voter News Service. That would have forced a Nov. 28 runoff between the top two vote-getters, a scenario political observers said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/08/met_299477.shtml
Metro
Networks gearing up for the public to have its say on presidential campaign

...disbanded a previous consortium, Voter News Service, after its faulty data led...for President Bush. In 2002, Voter News Service failed to provide reliable exit...the top races - the AP's and Voter News Service - this time there will be only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/20/tel_401719.shtml
Television
GOP keeps majority in House

...Bernard Sanders of Vermont, won re-election and generally votes with the Democrats. Exit polls across the nation by Voter News Service, a consortium of The Associated Press and five television networks, showed that by a 51-45 margin, voters disapproved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/11/06/met_200399.shtml
Metro
TV networks cover first big election since Florida fiasco

...The incentives are working the other way this time." The networks spent millions of dollars completely rebuilding Voter News Service, a consortium that counts votes, conducts exit polls and helps project winners. ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, Fox and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/05/liv_356589.shtml
Life & style
S.C. Republicans still hopeful

...We got the vote out because we were right on the issues," he said Wednesday. According to exit polls by the Voter News Service of 1,146 voters at 35 randomly selected polling places, one in five Republicans voted for Jim Hodges for governor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/05/met_243835.shtml
Metro
Lottery plank key to Carolina votes

...We got the vote out because we were right on the issues," he said Wednesday. According to exit polls by the Voter News Service of 1,146 voters at 35 randomly selected polling places, one in five Republicans voted for Jim Hodges for governor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/05/met_243844.shtml
Metro