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NYC voting – back to the past

Election officials in New York City are planning to bring back lever operated voting machines for the mayoral primary this year. They say the electric scanners used for the past three years are “too cumbersome,” writes Thomas Kaplan of The New York Times. Seems odd, given the city spent $95 million to replace the lever machines to bring the voting process into the 21st century, but they have their reasons.

It’s a good story. Kaplan goes into detail.