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General News    H3'ed 3/4/19

State Election Officials Opt for 2020 Voting Machines Vulnerable to Hacking

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The new machines, like the ones they’re replacing, allow voters to use a touchscreen to select their choices. But they also print out a slip of paper with the vote both displayed in plain text and embedded in a barcode — a hard copy that, in theory, would make it harder for hackers to silently manipulate the results.

Security experts warn, however, that hackers could still manipulate the barcodes without voters noticing. 

Voting machine, Seattle, 1971
Voting machine, Seattle, 1971
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