Advocate demands election system review in Tennessee county

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — An elections integrity activist is demanding a rigorous security review of voting systems in Tennessee’s largest county before the November election, and the replacement in the next year of its electronic voting machines with paper ballots. Attorney Carol Chumney says in a letter she also wants Secretary of State Tre Hargett and Shelby County Election Commission officials to ask the U.S. Department of Homeland sk© Security SAVER SALE to perform risk and vulnerability assessments on voting systems ahead of the Nov.

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Election security experts say the type of electronic voting system used by Shelby County is easily hacked and unreliable because it does not produce a voter-verifiable paper trail.

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