Electronic voting machines- A look back at the 1968 U.S. Presidential Election

Electronic voting machines- A look back at the 1968 U.S. Presidential Election

The 1968 presidential election had major voter irregularities in Pennsylvania.
Votes for Richard “Dick” Gregory, an American civil rights activist and former comedian, were at the center of the computer voter irregularity.

During the 1968 election night computers used by the News Election Service (NES) reported that Dick Gregory, the fourth party candidate, was polling 9 million votes in Pennsylvania.

Below are historical newspaper articles discussing the situation.

Election Results Nov 6-1968
Video: Dick Gregory presidential candidacy interview, 1968


Election Results Nov 7-1968

Election Results 1968

Political Ad for Dick Gregory
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Election Results Nov 4-1968
Video: Nixon wins 1968 Presidential Election


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