Despite hacking threat, several states use machines without paper back-ups that can be checked against computer tallies.
YES: A Close Election Could Expose Risky Electronic Voting Machines. You know what can’t be hacked from overseas? Paper ballots.
SHOCKER: Hackers Say It Would Be “Too Easy” To Hack The U.S. Elections: “If it were up to me, I would remove every single electronic voting machine in America.” Related: After DNC hack, the case for paper ballots.
With electronic voting, if Russian hackers wanted to target the November election, they could. It took Princeton computer science professor Andrew Appel and one of his graduate students just minutes to hack into a voting machine st...