Ever wanted a thorough but largely non-technical discussion of the risks and problems inherent to electronic voting machines?  Read this article from Ars Technica.  He makes some fantastic points.  I will quote only one sentence from it, because that one sentence is, itself, a beautifully brief and very thoughtful point:

Bits and bytes are made to be manipulated; by turning votes into bits and bytes, we’ve made them orders of magnitude easier to manipulate during and after an election.