Watchdog groups report e-voting problems

Wednesday, 8 November 2006, 3:22 PM EST

Problems with voting machines across the U.S. are being reported to watchdog groups, including significant problems of votes being incorrectly recorded Tuesday.

Common Cause, a government watchdog group, received more than 14,000 calls to its voter hotline as of about 4 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, including hundreds of reports of "vote-flipping," where the machine's summary screen shows different results than the voter wanted. The Common Cause hotline includes all kinds of voting problems, not just those with e-voting.

At NetworkWorld.

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