Mo. Senate panel considers paper-only ballots
Associated Press
Posted on March 25, 2013 at 8:28 PM

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri Senate panel is considering a measure to phase out electronic voting machines.

The committee heard testimony Monday from some former poll workers who say the machines now used in Missouri malfunction and miscount votes.

The legislation would require voters to use either paper ballots or certain ballot-marking devices to help people with disabilities. An electronic machine could still be used if it has an independent paper record of votes cast on the device.

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