McClatchy: Did Washington waste millions on faulty voting machines?

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Hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding that have gone to upgrade the nation's voting machines since 2003 were used to purchase touch-screen systems that many states are now scrapping because of concerns about their security and reliability. Optical scanning equipment is the preferred replacement because it leaves a paper audit trail in the evnt of a recount.

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They could have added that the maintenence agreeme... by Elizabeth Ferrari on Saturday, Aug 16, 2008 at 12:40:19 PM
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