In our news wrap Wednesday, voting machines in Palm Beach County overheated as election officials raced to meet the Thursday deadline for reporting tallies. Now 174,000 ballots must be recounted. Meanwhile, in Georgia, all but one county has certified its…
As the midterm congressional primaries heat up, roughly 1 in 5 Americans will be casting ballots on machines that do not produce a paper record of their votes.
By Christina A. Cassidy, Associated Press
Primary voting in the 2018 elections is set to being in just two months. Is the U.S. voting system secure in case Russia tries to interfere? Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., join Judy Woodruff to discuss…
By PBS NewsHour
The biggest threat on Election Day is not hackers -- it’s outdated equipment.
By Courtney Norris
By Phil Hirschkorn, Michael D. Regan
Many of America's voting machines were purchased after the disputed 2000 presidential election when a recount of the Florida vote was halted by the use of punch cards at the polls. But antiquated technology is drawing concern from voters again.
The use of electronic voting machines in the California primary last week served as a test case for the rest of the country. Many states have switched to the touch-screen machines after the problems with voting systems in the disputed…
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