Think your vote is nice and secure? Think again.

As John Oliver breaks down in the latest episode of Last Week Tonight, the systems Americans use to cast their votes during elections are anything but — from hacking vulnerabilities to the ongoing problems with paperless DRE machines.

“We can fix this, and we must fix this,” says Oliver, “because it is critically important for people to have confidence in our voting machines.”

Come for the insight into voting vulnerabilities, but by all means stay for the hilarious asides about the tooth fairy (1:05) and the sexual position Abraham Lincoln was conceived in (5:55). Yes, really. Read more…

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