After spending $3.5 million on 1,000 WINvote machines this past year, Fairfax County, Virginia, had problems in this week’s election. According to this report in The Washington Post, eight of the machines failed, were taken off-site, the seals were broken, and then the machines were returned and the election officials decided to keep using the same machines!
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