... I still think it's time for Mr. Breathed (and us) to move on.
See ya later, then
No, electronic voting machines were adopted as a result of the Help America Vote act, the primary goal of which was to prevent easily-misinterpreted ballots, particularly for the elderly or disabled.
While there are problems with paper ballots, for sure, their failure modes are a lot more graceful.
It seems the solution would be to use the "electronic voting machine" as a method to produce a paper ballot -- but not have the voting machine count the votes.
"A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system that worked." -- John Gall, _Systemantics_