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From the staff of the Tampa Bay Times

A voting machine monopoly?

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September

The nation's largest election company is purchasing a rival in a major deal that will make it the sole provider of voting machines in 65 of Florida's 67 counties and much of the nation. Election Systems & Software's $5 million acquisition of Diebold Inc.'s voting company has prompted fears that the private company will become a monopoly that's bad for democracy. (Story here)

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[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 3:19pm]

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