North Carolina: Election Directors Urge Voters To Check Their Ballots After Touchscreen Mistakes | WFAE
County elections directors are urging voters to double-check their ballots after some early voters complained of mistakes. Some voters in Guilford County have found errors when reviewing their ballots before submitting them — namely that they meant to vote for a candidate of one party, but the machine marked their ballot for the other candidate. Elections Director Charlie Collicut said the problem comes from the election machines’ touch screens. As some voters touched the screen, it would select the name above or below the candidate they actually wanted. “It’s a machine that we have to calibrate — that a human being has to calibrate,” Collicut said, pointing out that the process isn’t perfect.Full Article: NC Election Directors Urge Voters To Check Their Ballots After Touchscreen Mistakes | WFAE.