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PandoHouse Rock: A Musical History of Voting Technology in America

By David Holmes , written on November 5, 2012

From The News Desk

From lever machines to hanging chads to email voting in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, ballot technology has evolved dramatically over the years. And yet we still don't have a consistent and 100% dependable method of exercising what we're told is our most sacred right as Americans: voting.

In less than two minutes, our video explains two centuries of ballot technology which at different points in history has been corruptible, confusing, unreliable, or all of the above.