Can You Count on Voting Machines?

Link: Can You Count on Voting Machines?

Clive Thompson in The New York Times, with a comprehensive look at electronic voting machines:

The earliest critiques of digital voting booths came from the fringe — disgruntled citizens and scared-senseless computer geeks — but the fears have now risen to the highest levels of government. […]

This has created an environment, critics maintain, in which the people who make and sell machines are now central to running elections. Elections officials simply do not know enough about how the…