This article by Wes Muller is published by houmatoday. Here is an excerpt:
Louisiana’s Voting System Commission met this week to learn about new certification standards for voting machines, part of its assigned task to upgrade the state’s outdated equipment.
A group of residents that has closely followed the commission — while peddling false information about the 2020 presidential election — continued to pressure the commission to reject voting machines in favor of hand-marked paper ballots.
The commission, which first convened in November, is a 13-member panel of state officials, legislators and citizens tasked with recommending a new voting system. Sen. Sharon Hewitt, R-Slidell, introduced the legislation that formed the commission last year after a group of angry residents descended on a committee meeting and, citing claims detailed in a YouTube video, repeated Donald Trump’s lie that the election was stolen.
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