An optical scanner to be used for the presidential election this year is prone to recording the wrong vote or none at all, according to a government report. But the manufacturer says problems are fixed.
The board urges shareholders to vote "yes" for the bill when they meet to place their ballots on May 31.
The tablet is being used by a Washington-based company named Democracy Live that delivers electronic ballots to certain states.
Americans turn out in heavy numbers to choose the next president, some casting votes on new e-voting machines.
A second company chooses technology from VoteHere to let voters verify that choices were properly registered.
The state's hand recount starting Wednesday may show that thousands of ballots were mistakenly rejected by optical scanning machines.
As the ballots get counted, what conclusions will historians and political professionals draw from the way the Internet intersected with the 2008 presidential race?
Today's voting day in the U.S., but if you've still got the urge to cast ballots tomorrow, OurStage has come to the iPhone.
A 2002 federal law encouraged states to buy touch-screen voting machines. Millions of dollars later, some states are ditching the devices in favor of old-fashioned paper ballots and optical scanning.
Secretary of State tells attendees at Usenix security conference that optical scanning of paper ballots combined with hand tallies is more accurate and secure than an e-voting system that uses paper trails.