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Protect Your Vote--Avoid Election Machine Errors


November 3, 2008

man at voting machine Of all the problems that could lead to a miscount Election Day, there's one possibility that voters can do something about--avoid election machine-related errors, says University of Maryland researcher Paul Herrnson who led a comprehensive study of voter problems using touch screen and paper-based machines. "Under the best of circumstances, simple voter mistakes can make the difference in a close election, so it's up to individuals to go into the booth prepared and aware of the pitfalls. Full Story

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