To vote in person in Georgia, voters have their ballot information downloaded onto a yellow card. That card is then inserted into the Diebold voting machine, the ballot appears on the screen, and the vote can be cast. Errors are common in this system. Whe
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This week, election officials across Georgia are going to break a rule in the election code and tamper with potential evidence as they prepare for December’s runoff and special elections, just as they have since 2002.
WhoWhatWhy investigated whether or not it was possible to both maintain the internal records of voting machines and prepare them for use in a new election. Both state and county officials say yes.
Six computer security experts and two lawyers who study election systems disagree.