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Nevada Tests Voting Backup System

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Nevada Tests Voting Backup System

Nevada Tests Voting Backup System

Nevada Tests Voting Backup System

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Much of the nation will switch from punch-card balloting to touch-screen voting this November, and that's raised questions about verifying election results. One solution is a paper backup system that records each electronic vote. One such system got a tryout Tuesday in Nevada. NPR's Pam Fessler reports.