Critics punch at touch-screen voting security

Monday, 16 February 2004, 4:58 PM EST

Cathy Cox looks at a Diebold AccuVote TS machine and sees the future of voting.

Georgia's secretary of state gushes over its high-tech features, which she says have significantly lowered the number of uncounted votes and the possibility of election fraud.

Ginny Howard looks at the same machine and sees the mechanism that will undo democracy.

Greedy corporations and power-hungry politicians will conspire to steal elections by manipulating results electronically, the retired math teacher from Smyrna believes.

In the chasm between Cox and Howard, a debate is growing over touch-screen voting.

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