The complicated history of voting technology

Oct 30, 2020
MIT professor Charles Stewart III reflects on how technology both improved voting security and created new election fears.
Punch card ballots and their "hanging chads" caused a headache in the 2000 election.
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A long quest in Texas for a better voting machine

Oct 24, 2018
Want confidence in an election? Stick to paper.
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A long quest in Texas for a better voting machine

Oct 24, 2018
Want confidence in an election? Stick to paper.
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Voting machines are totally hackable. But who's going to pay to fix them?

Oct 23, 2018
An argument for why voting systems should be regulated — and funded — like public utilities.
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Voting machines are totally hackable. But who's going to pay to fix them?

Oct 23, 2018
An argument for why voting systems should be regulated — and funded — like public utilities.
Voters cast their ballots at voting machines in Las Vegas in 2016.
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Congressman tries to kill election commission

Feb 27, 2017
Mississippi Rep. Gregg Harper calls it obsolete.
A voter casts a ballot at a voting machine at a polling station at Cheyenne High School on Election Day on November 8, 2016 in North Las Vegas, Nevada.
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