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Apr. 14--New problems with Marion County's balloting system led election officials Thursday to abandon touch-screen voting machines required by federal law for the May 2 primary.
The announcement came as the state's top election official said he will hold hearings into whether two suppliers of Indiana voting machines, including Marion County's, violated state law.
Problems with the ballots could mean election officials in Indianapolis run afoul of federal law.
"This is not a willful announcement of breaking the law," Marion County Clerk Doris Anne Sadler said. "It's a report that we can't physically comply because the vendor hasn't provided what they …