Election fiasco reveals flaws with Georgia's new voting system

ATLANTA — Georgia’s expensive new voting machines weren’t working.Poll workers at some precincts couldn’t call up voters’ registrations. Touchscreens that were supposed to display ballots faded to black. Delays compounded into more delays, frustrating voters.“They have a line,” a report from one precinct said, “and people are leaving.”This was November, when Georgia rolled out its $104 million voting system in a handful of counties. It was a soft opening, a chance for state officials to identify bugs that could be fixed before 2020’s statewide primary elections.But that’s not what happened.Ins...


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