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How reliable are Virginia’s voting machines?

By: Venu Katta It may be tempting to think that the United States, the land of smartphones and supercomputers, would have commensurate levels of technology when it came to voting. Dispelling this, sadly, does not require us to look very far. … Continue reading

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Optical Scanners, Punch Cards, and Levers: New York City’s Continuing War Against the Machines

Photo taken at New York’s 32nd Precinct. Voters had some difficulty with New York’s new “Terminator” voting machines. In the fallout of the 2000 U.S.  Presidential Election, the U.S. Congress and President Bush passed the Help America Vote Act of … Continue reading

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