Voting Machine Critics Tout Low-Tech Fix For Hacking Fears
Law360 (November 6, 2018, 11:37 PM EST) -- Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election pushed U.S. voting security into the spotlight, leaving officials scrambling to shore up the infrastructure before midterms. But efforts have been uneven, with a number of states shirking the surprisingly low-tech fix touted by election-integrity experts: paper ballots.
On Tuesday, 14 states had voters in some jurisdictions casting ballots with no paper records, with five — Georgia, Delaware, South Carolina, New Jersey and Louisiana — running paperless elections across the board on vulnerable direct-recording electronic machines, according to nonprofit Verified Voting.
These machines, which store votes electronically, have a host of documented problems, ranging...
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