Linked by Howard Fosdick on Thu 8th Nov 2012 20:12 UTC
Editorial In the United States, state and local authorities are in charge of voting and the country uses more than a half dozen different voting technologies. As a result, the country can't guarantee that it accurately counts national votes in a timely fashion. This article discusses the problem and potential solutions to the U.S. voting dilemma.
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Here's how complicated voting can be in the U.S. ...

Former president Geroge W. Bush got "confused by the instructions on his electronic voting machine and mistakenly cast a ballot he intended to discard." He voted for Obama by accident!

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As for those Americans here who don't understand the "restrict the vote movement," you probably do not know any elderly people who don't have drivers licenses. I have a friend is an 85-year-old African-American female who no longer drives. It is a hardship for her to get a special photo ID from the state just for voting purposes. She is exactly the person those Republican politicians are trying to disenfranchise. There are many folks like her.

Make voting easy, make it accurate!

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