Federal court dismisses challenge aimed at voting machines

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 27, 2018 4:00 AM CT | Published: October 26, 2018 2:52 PM CT
<p class="p1"><b>Volunteer Rick Riedell works on getting the voting machines ready at the Election Commission Operations Center in advance of early voting. </b>(Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Volunteer Rick Riedell works on getting the voting machines ready at the Election Commission Operations Center in advance of early voting. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

An effort to have the federal Department of Homeland Security conduct a cyber-security threat assessment of Shelby County’s touchscreen voting machines and a have a special master review the county’s voting system has been denied in Memphis Federal Court.

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