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Montgomery County to Use New Optical Scanner Voting Machines

 

Many Montgomery County voters will see new technology at the polls Tuesday.

 

Instead of touch screen instruments, voters at 17 precincts will use optical scanners.  These machines read paper ballots, then print out results at the end of the night.  

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Arlington’s New Voting System Q&A;

 

Q: Why is Arlington changing voting systems?

 

A: Although our current electronic voting system has served us well, it is now 12 years old and is reaching the end of its life expectancy – which was only about 10 years to begin with – and we are encountering more issues with machines that we can’t deploy for elections. 

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Arlington Election Officials to Scrap Existing Voting Equipment, Start Fresh

 

For Arlington voters, it will soon be a case of “if you can’t be with the one you love, love the one you’re with.”

The county’s Electoral Board has decided to phase out all touch-screen machines – which are beloved by Arlington voters ...

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Accomack Voters Will Use New Machines in Next Election

 

Accomack County voters will use a new method to cast their votes on Nov. 3.

Accomack County voters for the first time in well over a decade will use a new method to cast their vote in the Nov. 3 election — and it's one in which they will go back to marking a paper ballot, followed by using a scanning machine.

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