Election Officials Blame Inaccurate Programming for Voting Problems
NASHVILLE, Tenn.- Davidson
County election officials now say recent problems with electronic voting
machines were caused by inaccurate programming.
An investigation was
launched after several Democrats said they were given Republican ballots in the
Steve Abernathy says the vendor programmed the poll books for a closed primary
instead of an open one. The software has been changed to prevent the problem
from happening again. Even so, the election commission will not use the
electronic machines in November's election.