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Officials In The Dark About Voting Machine Glitches


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Problems with voting machines are still popping up 10 years after the controversial presidential vote in Florida.

One reason is that election officials are often unaware of previous problems with the equipment they use, according to a new report from the Brennan Center for Justice at the New York University School of Law.

One example is something that happened earlier this year in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Election officials there were testing optical scan machines shortly before the state's primary when, for no apparent reason, some of the machines froze up and even shut down right in the middle of counting ballots.

From National Public Radio
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