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12 years after 'hanging chads,' take a look at the new technology at the polls

In one of the most technologically advanced nations in the world, how is it possible that an election can come down to “butterfly ballots” and “hanging chads”?

See also: Older voters could decide the next American president.

The 2000 battle between George W. Bush and Al Gore will be remembered as one of the most disputed elections in U.S. history. Not until a drawn-out recount and an unprecedented decision by the U.S. Supreme Court was the outcome decided. Politicians and voters alike blamed confusing ballots and antiquated technology as the driving force behind all the uncertainty. … Back to Article

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