BMDs have been challenged for creating security risk to elections. The trade-off between benefits and risks must be carefully weighed.
Voting Machines articles on Democracy Chronicles
Voting machines news here includes the combination of equipment used to define ballots; to cast and count votes; to report or display election results; and produce any audit trail information. Also see our section on American democracy, our Election Technology section or our archive of articles on the Internet and Voting.
Software flaws in electronic voting equipment from a key vendor used in at least 16 states make them vulnerable to hackers.
It took a false election controversy to persuade Mississippi politicians and election officials of the real possibility of a rigged election, ironic.
Voting machine upgrades… in several states have gained new urgency amid a flood of right-wing election lies, but there are challenges.
Harvard University technology lab and Protect Democracy think that automated alerts and machine learning can secure the midterms.
Growing suspicion about voting systems has kindled a back-to-the future moment among conservatives in some parts of the U.S.
A joint analysis from Brennan Center, Verified Voting finds replacing aging voting equipment will cost hundreds of millions of dollars.
A new bill would alter the rule by requiring counties to purchase machines that create a paper trail when older machines age out.
A proposal to improve Indiana’s election security by adding small printers to thousands of electronic touch-screen voting is being criticized.
With this year’s election season right around the corner, a shortage of paper for ballots and other voting materials could create problems.