Election officials keenly observed the midterm electoral process and felt ready to fish out any suspected case of election malpractice.
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Election experts have long warned about the nation’s aging fleet of voting equipment. This week’s elections underscored just how badly upgrades are needed.
A ProPublica analysis found that officials of the state of Georgia in its voter registration hours quietly patch security holes they claimed did not exist.
Early voting ahead of midterms reveals vote related problems like, rejected voter registrations, malfunctioning voting machines and voter confusion.
A week to the general election, poll workers in Arizona county with 2.2 million of state’s 3.7 million registered voters gathered to train for their mission.
A prominent security threat facing the midterm elections seems to be more linked to voting machines than international meddling as originally predicted.
Congo’s controversial voting machines for December’s election had been made to order and would finish arriving this month said deputy Prime Minister.
The wireless voting machines had been advertised as a tool to provide quick elections results, but have now been revealed to be easily tampered.
ProPublica is on the lookout for long lines, registration problems, purged voter rolls, broken machines, voter intimidation and changed voting locations.
With the midterm elections less than a month away, a majority of Americans are concerned the nation’s voting systems might be vulnerable to hackers.