New system hoped to stop invalid voting in future elections

March 9th, 2006    Author: Richard Crawford    Filed Under: News

The Clermont County voting public got its first chance March 7 to experience the new polling machines that will be used in Clermont County elections as part of a retooling effort to make elections more accurate and accessible to the public. The effort, sponsored by the Help America Vote Act, is a direct result of the 2000 presidential election that saw multiple ballot recounts and raised questions about the accuracy of voting methods in the United States. The new machines are hoped to give voters a

ESS employee Mike Hackett, left, demonstrates the new polling machines to Williamsburg residents Bob and Bonnie Ring and Milford resident and poll worker Charles Raper.
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