Fair Voting

SC Needs New Voting Machines Before 2020, Election Officials Say

The debate over what type of new voting machines South Carolina should purchase may be vexing lawmakers in the Statehouse, but many county election officials have reached one consensus: the state needs new polling equipment and soon. Source: Post & Courier

SC’s capital county failed to count hundreds of November election ballots

COLUMBIA — Ballots cast by 1,040 Richland County voters were not counted in last November’s election — another voting mishap in the state’s capital county. While the missing ballots did not affect the outcome of any races and accounted for less than 1 percent of the 142,805 votes cast in the county, the failure to count all votes damages …

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Why Every Vote Matters — The Elections Decided By A Single Vote (Or A Little More)

Today, many Americans feel disaffected and disconnected from the system and some even decide not to vote. But a single vote can make a big difference. In fact, there have been more than a dozen races decided by a single vote or ending in a tie over the last 20 years. https://www.npr.org/2018/11/03/663709392/why-every-vote-matters-the-elections-decided-by-a-single-vote-or-a-little-more

Does My Vote Really Matter, Though? An Honest Answer To Whether It Counts

So you turned out to vote and your preferred candidate didn’t win. It’s frustrating, we get it. And you’ve heard time and time again that your vote matters, but does it really? There are millions of people out there, and you’re just one person with just one vote. Does that really make any difference? Wouldn’t …

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