They preferred a voting system in which voters make their choices by filling in bubbles on paper ballots, saying reducing the influence of technology would help secure elections.
But lawmakers supporting the bill said they didn’t want to limit the state’s options as it evaluated a new voting system.
Lawmakers also didn’t pass a separate bill that would have curtailed voting hours.
That measure, Senate Bill 363, would have restricted early voting to only one Sunday before an election and forced polls in city of Atlanta elections to close an hour earlier, at 7 p.m. like the rest of the state.
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