The year of 200 was a weird time. Unsure about the futuristic-sounding new world that the 90s had departed from, people were agitated about Mad Cow disease whilst George Bush won the US presidential election after a month of disputed votes in Florida.
Recount - Unclear Winner in U.S. Presidential Election
To escape their truly wretched past, modern Democrats have adopted as an article of faith the bedtime story that, thanks to Tricky Dick Nixon’s “southern strategy,” the racists who had been the backbone of their party for the better part of a century suddenly switched to the GOP en masse some time around 1968, with the happy result that now all the racists are on the right. Presto — instant virtuousness and a clean slate! It’s a lie, of course.
Digital voting machines are wearing out and need to be replaced. The 2000 presidential election recount resulted in an outpouring of $3 billion in federal funds for new voting equipment, but there does not seem to be funding to purcahse a new generation of machines.
The Families Funding the 2016 Presidential Election