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kpete Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-21-07 04:51 PM
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3. Problems found in voting machines

Problems found in voting machines

DAYTON (AP) Montgomery County elections officials who tested 285 touch-screen electronic voting machines in response to voter complaints from the November election encountered calibration problems in 56 of them, the elections chief said Tuesday.

Of those 56 machines, 17 couldnt be recalibrated and will be returned to maker Diebold Inc. for repair, said Steve Harsman, director of the Montgomery County Board of Elections.

Twenty voters have said their votes did not appear properly on the screen when they were voting in the election.

If a touch-screen machine is not calibrated properly, voters touching the box next to one candidate might have their vote cast for the candidate above or below, Harsman said. However, the voters can review their votes both on a summary screen and on a printout to make sure they are correct before submitting a ballot, he said.

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