10 July 2004

E-Voting Causes Concern

July 8, 2004

(AP) From New York to California, a growing number of lawmakers are expressing doubts about the integrity of paperless voting terminals that as many as 50 million Americans will use to cast ballots in November.

Computer scientists say so-called touch-screen machines are no more reliable than home computers, which crash, malfunction and fall prey to hackers and viruses. They're demanding paper records of every ballot cast, in case of recounts.


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