With the election now in just weeks and the republican nominee, Donald Trump, stating numerous times that it will be rigged, electronic voting once more takes center stage with concerns raised that electronic voting machines could be hacked.
Unlike Britain, which uses only paper ballots, USA uses electronic voting. Although paper ballots still account for around 75% of all votes in USA, five states, Georgia, Delaware, Louisiana, South Carolina and New Jersey, use only electronic machines, and, more worryingly have no paper trail thus making it impossible to audit the results.
This is worrying as voting machines are made of computer code which can and has been hacked. A [...]