Officials Say Flaws at Polls Will Remain in November

Publication: The New York Times

Author: Ian Urbina


08/15/2008 - Flaws in voting machines used by millions of people will not be fixed in time for the presidential election because of a government backlog in testing the machines’ hardware and software, officials say.

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“The problem is that the pace of innovation is outstripping the pace of regulation,” said Doug Chapin, director of the Web site set up by Pew Center on the States, electionline.org. “Federal certification is intended to help election officials manage voting technology, but right now it’s getting in the way instead.”

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