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Nays Have It: Ohio Says No to Voting Machine "Sleepovers"

Nays Have It: Ohio Says No to Voting Machine "Sleepovers"

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Nays Have It: Ohio Says No to Voting Machine "Sleepovers" Poll workers will not be allowed to take voting machines home for safekeeping in the days before the November presidential election because the practice known as sleepovers is an unacceptable security risk, the state elections chief said Tuesday. Taking machines home makes it nearly impossible to keep track of what happens to a machine or memory card once it goes into the custody of a poll worker. The changes are meant to address actual security concerns — including the fear that machines could be tampered with.

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