A Virginia State Senator joins us to talk about the ongoing struggle to pass a budget in the Commonwealth. A former Obama appointee tells us why he's running for Prince George's County executive. From Metro to Medicaid, we talk about the week's biggest regional news on the Politics Hour.
Last month, the Virginia Board of Elections determined the state’s electric voting system cited concerns about the security of touch-screen voting machines and moved to require that all machines in statewide elections produce paper receipts. The decision came after security flaws were identified in previous equipment. Kojo is joined by a local elections official and a voting expert to discuss the security benefits of the new system and what voters should expect on election day.
- Edgardo Cortes Commissioner, Virginia Department of Elections
- Barbara Simons President, Verified Voting
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