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Mapping the Nation's Failing Voting Machines

A new report shows that thousands of U.S. voting systems are old and malfunctioning, which could spell disaster for the upcoming presidential elections.
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The 2000 Bush v. Gore election catastrophe was a wake-up call that American voting was experiencing severe technical difficulties. In response, Congress passed the Help America Vote Act, which provided over $2 billion to stimulate the voting machine market. It was enough to help purchase new voting systems for the majority of jurisdictions across the nation by 2006.  

Consider also that by 2006, Apple’s iPod was already in its sixth generation. Today, the company makes a watch that can measure a fetal heartbeat. Meanwhile, voting hardware remains stuck in 2006.