CNET News Daily Podcast: Why e-voting's still a mess

In 2002, President Bush signed legislation to avoid a repeat of the "hanging chad" fiasco of the 2000 elections. But as the U.S. heads to the polls, worries about e-voting still linger.

CNET News' Declan McCullagh calls it an expensive lesson in the law of unintended consequences.

He's talking about widespread adoption of touch-screen machines in the aftermath of the 2000 election debacle. But as the U.S. heads to the polls on Tuesday, there's a lot of anxiousness over the reliability of the e-voting systems which have since been put in place. This, and other headlines of the day, in Monday's podcast.

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Today's stories:

E-voting worries linger as Election Day nears

Ethanol maker VeraSun files for bankruptcy

Tesla Motors secures $40 million in funding

Circuit City to close 155 stores

Obama campaign releases tech policy video


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