Election Commission comments on voting machine concerns - wistv.com - Columbia, South Carolina

Election Commission comments on voting machine concerns

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Were just days away from voters heading to the polls to cast their votes, but some are skeptical about the reliability of the state's electronic voting machines.
     
Earlier this year after losing the U.S. Senate primary, Vic Rawl challenged the results because of the machines. University of South Carolina professor of computer science Dr. Duncan Buell says people should be concerned.    

The State Election Commission released a statement on Thursday in response to Dr. Buell's claims.

"We take concerns about the validity of the voting system seriously, and when questions arise, we take immediate steps to address them," the statement reads. "We examine the claim, and if necessary, perform tests to determine whether changes to the system or election procedures are necessary to ensure the security, accuracy and reliability of the voting process."

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