Election 2008

Voting Technology Evolves In Electronic World

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Officials in many states are concerned about the reliability of electronic voting and are now moving toward systems that can provide a voter-verified paper trail. Voting machines that are only a few years old are being sold for scrap or auctioned on eBay.

Are there enough new machines to go around? Are some areas of the country better equipped than others? What about ballot design?

Larry Norden, author of The Machinery of Democracy, answers questions about the latest in voting technology and weighs in on whether the country will be ready in November.



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