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A Tale of Two Voting Machines

Friday, May 24, 2013

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A plan to bring back lever voting machines is picking up steam in Albany. Lawmakers are considering a proposal that would use the old machines for the upcoming primary and run-off elections in September. But that plan has a twist.

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Reporter’s Notebook: Election Conference Makes NY Look Old School

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

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At Columbia University this week, elections experts from around the country gathered to discuss the latest techniques in voting -- early voting, online registration -- the kinds of things that make elections more modern and efficient. But in New York, officials are talking about precisely the opposite. They're talking about bringing back the old lever machines.

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BOE Uses Lever Machine Shells for New Voter Kiosk

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

What’s big, orange and looks like an old lever voting machine? It’s the new voter kiosk unveiled for the first time Monday by staff at the New York City Board of Elections, who say deploying them citywide would shorten lines at polls and speed the process of communicating results on election night.

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Old Lever Machine Becomes New Voting Kiosk

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

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What’s big, orange and looks like an old lever voting machine? It’s a new voter kiosk unveiled for the first time Tuesday by staff at the New York City Board of Elections, who say deploying them citywide would shorten lines at polls and speed the process of communicating results on election night.

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City Board of Elections Mulls Lever Machines for Upcoming Vote

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

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The New York City Board of Elections isn't ruling out bringing back the old lever voting machines if the dates for the upcoming primary and runoff elections remain unchanged. It's just one of several options to account for a snafu with the new electronic voting machines.

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