NJ Citizens' Group Seeks Court Ban On Voting Machines

Law360, New York (March 5, 2013, 6:34 PM EST) -- Attorneys for a New Jersey citizens' rights organization on Tuesday urged a state appeals court to stop the state from using paperless, computerized voting machines, arguing the machines are susceptible to hacking and voter fraud.

A three-judge appeals panel heard arguments from attorneys representing Coalition for Peace Action, which seeks to overturn a 2010 trial court decision authorizing the state to use computerized voting machines that don't feature a paper backup as long as election officials adhere to certain security requirements.

Unless the state upgrades to...
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