Week in Review: Get equipped to vote


Everything you need to know about the equipment behind the upcoming election is right here at DVICE. Our interactive election map, pictured above, is a quick and easy way to find out what America is and will be voting on for its next president. Learn all about it by clicking here, and take our quiz: What do you know about voting machines?

All this week we've kept tabs on what's going on with voting technology: Florida's optical scanners used for early voting ran into some trouble, West Virginians are complaining about vote switching, and Internet voting may be a viable option for Americans overseas. We also found the 10 best election maps from around the net, and the 7 scariest problems with today's voting machines.

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