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Read this passage: Votes in one of the state's largest counties have come into question after voting machines malfunctioned, according to state elections spokesman Doug Brewster. Brewster says that the state has been trying to budget funds to upgrade the machines, but the state legislature has so far refused to approve the funding. Which category of potential election problems does the passage describe? A. Voter turnout B. Voter fraud C. Voting technology D. Electoral fraud

2 Answer

  • The correct answer is C. Voting Technology because the machines malfunctioned.

    Voter turnout: the percentage of eligible voters who cast a ballot in an election.

    Voter fraud: when the voter cheats, not the candidate, which is called electoral fraud.

    Electoral fraud: illegal interference with the process of an election.

  • The category of issues that is here in this passage is what is called: Voting technology.

    What is voting technology?

    This is a term that is used to refer to all of the machines and the equipments that are used in the election process.

    The technology used here is said to have had issues so the government is being asked to do something about it.

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