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The Black Box: Voting Machines

Judy Frankel | Posted 09.03.2015 | Politics
Judy Frankel

The 2014 midterm election results may have been a complete farce. All it takes is one insider who knows how to flip a switch and the outcome changes. When it comes to voting, should we trust our votes to a computer that doesn't even spit out a receipt for confirmation? Do you trust your voting machine manufacturer?

Ohio, Facing Vote-Rigging Lawsuit, Adds Voter-Purging Software: Are Dems, Liberals, Election Officials Ready to Safeguard Votes?

Art Levine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Art Levine

There's mounting fall-out from reports, first broken by The Free Press, that a Mitt Romney-linked company owns the Hart Intercivic voting machines used in key counties in Colorado, Ohio and other states. The stories have stoked new fears about a "stolen" election.

Dan Froomkin

Pro-Romney Firm's Purchase Of Voting Machine Company Raises Alarms | Dan Froomkin | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

A private equity company run by fervent supporters of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney bought the third-largest voting machine company in t...

100 Years at the "Hart" of American Elections

Keya Dannenbaum | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics
Keya Dannenbaum

For the vast majority of voting Americans, elections are a quadrennial affair. And while we may have a great time watching the politics -- who's up, w...