Texas County Switches to Paper Ballots after Electronic Voting Glitches

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Prison Planet

A county in Texas has switched to “emergency paper ballots” after electronic voting machines in the region suffered technical glitches.

Chambers County Clerk Heather Hawthorne issued a press release Tuesday night announcing electronic voting would be suspended until the glitches affecting voting machines could be corrected.

“The Straight Party vote for both the Republicans and Democrats did not automatically select one race on each ballot,” states the press release.

“The error was caused in programming by ES&S (Election Systems and Software Inc.), the vendor who programs the election software used in Chambers County.”

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