Voting: The Present and Future Ballot

Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Sources, Lessons & Activities
Date Posted: 8/18/2008

Efforts to ensure the funding of modern, accurate, and secure voting machines is the focus of this part of the online exhibition entitled Vote: The Machinery of Democracy from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. Students will learn about current computerized systems and the movement towards touch screen ballots that include redundant security and verification features.

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