Election Tech Tuesday: Election Officials Struggle With Voting Machine Expirations | Pew Charitable Trusts State and Consumer Inititiatives

April 25, 2014

A generation of voting machines is approaching the end of its life span. The Help America Vote Act of 2002 established new standards for voting equipment and set aside funds to help states and counties purchase more technologically advanced systems. Before the act was passed, jurisdictions purchased voting technology on a rolling basis, with only a fraction buying new equipment at any given time. Now many of these machines will need to be replaced simultaneously across the country at a cost of millions of dollars.

See: http://www.pewstates.org/research/analysis/election-tech-tuesday-electio...