It’s Election Day! How innovators impact our elections

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Elections are increasingly relying on technology innovators to keep the process secure and efficient. ABCnews.go.com

Elections are increasingly relying on technology innovators to keep the process secure and efficient. ABCnews.go.com


We’ve come a long way since the days of ancient Athens when voters cast “yes” or “no” votes by choosing either a black or a white ball. In the last couple decades, electronic-voting and optical-scanning machines brought American democracy into the digital age. But now most of that aging equipment is starting to break down, leaving election officials and citizens alike wondering, what’s next for voting?

The innovators in the field today are counties and states that are taking a do-it-yourself approach, building their own systems and, perhaps, setting a new direction for elections technology. Read More Here