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Voting Machines

Massachusetts15

The voting systems used in Massachusetts are optical scan and hand counted paper ballots.

Maine15

The voting systems used in Maine are optical scan and paper ballots.

Louisiana15

The voting system used in Louisiana is DRE.

Direct Recording Electronic (DRE): This is the newest kind of system in use in the U.S. All the information about who and what you are voting for is on an electronic screen like a TV or computer screen.

There are many variations of DREs because lots of companies are inventing new ones, and many cities, counties and states are trying them out. Usually, after you have signed in, the poll workers will give you a card that you slide into a device to start your voting session.

Kentucky15

The voting systems used in Kentucky are optical scan and DRE.

Illinois Voting Machines

The voting systems used in Illinois are optical scan and DRE.

To find out what voting machine is used in your county, please visit your state's resource.

Iowa Voting Machines

The voting systems used in Iowa are optical scan and Hand counted paper ballots.

Indiana Voting Machines

The voting machine systems used in Indiana are optical scan and DRE.

Hawaii Voting Machines

The voting machine systems used in Hawaii are optical scan and DRE.

Idaho15

The voting systems used in Idaho are optical scan and hand-counted paper ballots. Hand-counted paper ballots are used only for elections in sparsely populated jurisdictions, particularly when all offices will be filled by write in votes.

Florida Voting Machines

The voting systems used in Florida are optical scan and DRE.

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