Government & Politics

November 29, 2014 4:19 PM

With no money to replace them, can we count on old voting machines?

Touch-screen and optical-scan election machines are wearing out, but replacing all the machines in just Jackson and Johnson counties would cost $10 million to $20 million, far more than lawmakers have set aside for such purchases. As a result, voters in the 2016 presidential election might confront unreliable machines.

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