The polling station workers were very friendly, and one fellow was curious about how I came to be named Woodrow (It was from my Uncle Woodrow Wilson Head. I am proud to carry his name forward).
It was the first time that I had voted on an electronic voting machine. The station had four Diebold machines, each with a programmable voter card and built-in printer for generating a saved receipt for recounts.
Compared with the horror stories that I had heard about electronic voting machines, I thought that the machine that I used worked well and I was very happy to see a paper trail (that I could spy through a magnifying window) generated.
However, I do not know if the kind of Diebold machine that I used is one of those that Argonne National Laboratory identified as easily hackable [read about it on Salon here, and on Voice of America’s website here].