A few dozen of the Lowcountry’s elected officials appear concerned enough about South Carolina’s voting machines to urge the legislature to look into them.
Frank Heindel, a Charleston businessman, has spent months investigating the machines’ performance, and outlined his findings Monday to the board of the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments. Board members agreed to prepare a resolution asking the General Assembly to have the Legislative Audit Council probe the machines.
Heindel talked about recent problems with voting tabulations in Colleton, Lancaster and Richmond counties. ” It’s not all the same problem,” he said.
“There’s a variety of different things going wrong.” Heindel pointed to a mix-up last November in Richland County, where 355 ballots were not counted in one precinct; 772 weren’t counted in another.
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