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Machines reportedly switching votes plagues Indiana county for second straight election

By Owen Daugherty | 5 November 2019

THE HILL — Voting machines reportedly switching people’s choices have troubled a county in Indiana for the second consecutive election.

Tippecanoe County experienced issues with machines switching people’s selections on Election Day on Tuesday at multiple locations, according to the Lafayette Post & Courier.

Tippecanoe County Clerk Julie Roush was notified by a voter who called in saying their selection on a voting machine at a local polling location would be changed by the machine, which would mark an “X” for someone other than the candidate the voter wanted. Roush said she checked the calibration on three different voting machines after receiving a call.

Robert Kurtz, a resident of West Lafayette who went to vote Tuesday, recorded a video of a touch screen on a voting machine that would not record the proper selection. […]

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