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Unsettling Questions About Voting Machines In Ohio

Unsettling Questions About Voting Machines In Ohio

By Jay Stanley, Senior Policy Analyst, ACLU Speech, Privacy & Technology Project at 1:46pm
As America heads to the polls to elect the next president, stories are circulating about, and a lawsuit has been filed over, a last-minute software patch apparently being installed on voting tabulation machines in Ohio, as described in a secret contract between Ohio’s Republican secretary of state and the nation’s largest electronic voting machine manufacturer. (See this roundup and analysis of the story by Brad Friedman at Salon, which links to other key coverage of the story.)