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Voters Like Electronic Voting Machines, But They Can Still Lead to Voting Errors
January 22, 2008
Electronic voting technology, especially touch screen systems, easily pass the tests of voter confidence and satisfaction, but users still make too many mistakes and ask too often for help says a major new study led by the University of Maryland and conducted with the University of Rochester and the University of Michigan. The findings can help local election boards develop ways to better assist voters at the polls.
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