WASHINGTON -- A new report shows that 24 states are using voting systems for overseas and military voters that could be vulnerable to hackers.
Those states let overseas voters return their
ballots using the Internet, email or fax, which could fall victim to
The report also shows that polling places in 16 states use
paperless machines, so there's no paper record in case of a recount. Other
states don't have proper backup plans or audit procedures in
Colorado, Delaware, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and South
Carolina are the six states least prepared for voting problems. Minnesota, New
Hampshire, Ohio, Vermont and Wisconsin are best prepared.
Rutgers Law School and the Verified Voting Foundation teamed to produce the
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