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An electronic voting machines that produces a paper receipt from Election Services & Software. The company is among those bidding to replace all of Georgia's voting machines but close relationships between state officials and ES&S have raised questions about the fairness of the bidding process. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Politics

Trips To Vegas And Chocolate-Covered Pretzels: Election Vendors Come Under Scrutiny

Close ties between vendors and election officials are getting extra attention as states plan to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on new voting machines by next year.

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B Urself Aso
Blankets Aso
Lost and Found The Radio Dept.
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Bass.int Daniel Aged
Inorganic Streams CFCF
Re-Utopia CFCF

For his latest work as WILLS, songwriter and producer Will Johnson is turning to arts foundations for funding. Dena Winter/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Can Musicians Avoid Commercial Pressure And Still Make A Living? WILLS Is Trying

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Smell of Old Books Windy & Carl
Frost in Winter Windy & Carl
Sun Drawing Movietone
Crystallisation of Salt at Night Movietone

An electronic voting machines that produces a paper receipt from Election Services & Software. The company is among those bidding to replace all of Georgia's voting machines but close relationships between state officials and ES&S have raised questions about the fairness of the bidding process. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Trips To Vegas And Chocolate-Covered Pretzels: Election Vendors Come Under Scrutiny

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Son of... Yamanz
It All Goes Romeo Moon
Circling Romeo Moon
Hungry Ghost Typical Sisters
To the Landing Typical Sisters

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