Athens-Clarke County ordered by state to use new voting machines

Georgia’s state election board on Wednesday has unanimously ordered Athens-Clarke County to use the new voting machines. This happened following an emergency hearing to discuss whether election officials violated state law or election rules when they decided not to use the state’s new voting machines for the presidential primary.

Hearing set on county decision to ditch new voting machines

Georgia’s state election board on Thursday scheduled an emergency hearing on the decision by election officials in one county to use hand-marked paper ballots for the presidential primary rather than the state’s new voting machines.

Lawyer warned Georgia county on dumping new voting system

A Georgia county has opted to ditch the state’s new voting machines and switch to hand-marked paper ballots during early voting for the March presidential primary, despite a warning from the county’s attorney that the decision could result in litigation that’s tough to defend in court.