As technology changes, voting tries to keep up. The Feds passed the "HAVA" law which fiddles with voting rules - some good, but some VERY BAD! There are pitfalls.
- Programmers and administrators can fiddle with data records, accidentally or on purpose.
- Computers crash.
- If the SOLE RECORD of your vote is a computer-file, there is no recourse for any audit by anybody.
- Counties "required" to dump punchcards. WA Map
- Read one scenario. Consequences