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Ballot Boxing: Electronic Voting Machines

Despite billions of dollars spent to ensure that Americans never again face the confusion and disputes experienced in Florida during the 2000 elections, the fact is that our voting system is still a mess. Machines can be hacked, votes can be stolen, and voters' intentions can't be verified in the event of very close race.
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