Monday, April 26, 2004

Touchscreen Voting On Hold in Ohio

Touchscreen Voting System On Hold

BELMONT COUNTY, OH -- Ohio voters planning to use the revolutionary touch-screen technology can likely forget it - at least for this year. A legislative committee says voters who use electronic machines should be able to confirm their choices with a paper receipt. Because the current voting boxes do not offer that option, the board has ordered Secretary of State Kenneth Blackwell to cancel $128 million worth of Ohio voting machine contracts.

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