First Voting Machine

Lockport, NY

1892-first-voting-machine.jpgThe first voting machine, known as the Myers Automatic Booth, debuts in Lockport, NY.

Because voting machines made voting simpler and more private for the voter, they quickly dominated the election market and by the 1930s were used in almost every major city in the United States.

World Population : 170,060,000

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