Maryland abandons e-voting machines for paper ballots

By cbhacking at 1:03 am on January 22, 2008 | 3 Comments

The state of Maryland has decided, after spending $65 million on electronic voting machines made by Premier (formerly known as Diebold) Election Systems, to spend another $20 million on optical-scan machines that read paper ballots. The reason for this incredible expenditure of taxpayer money, which the state will be paying off until at least 2014? Security concerns about the purely computerized voting machines. (Read on …)

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