Results from "Do You Prefer a Paper Ballot or a Voting Machine?" Which Do You Prefer? Touchscreen 29% Lever Machine 9% Punch Card 3% Paper (Optical Scan) 32% Paper (Ballot Box) 20% I Don't Care 6% Which Did You Actually Use? Touchscreen 26% Lever Machine 7% Punch Card 1% Paper (Optical Scan) 42% Paper (Ballot Box) 13% I Didn't Vote 10%
If you tuned into CNN's election coverage last night, you probably saw their new fangled hologram technology being used to pull up data and conduct interviews. Sure, it was a gimmick-and-a-half—but it was interesting at least. Plus, as far as I could tell, the complicated system was pretty much glitch-free (Fox News, on the other hand, seemed to have problems with their basic touchscreen system all night). But my question is: was was it stupid or cool?