Author Archives: Rob W.

Online Voting vs. Paper – Papier est Passe

(Editorial Note: This post from November 2011 has been this blog’s most popular. Given this year’s attention on the broken election administration system in the U.S., I am reprinting it below without edit) ——————————————————————— I have been meaning to post … Continue reading

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Online Voting Supporters – Time to be heard! – Sign the NEW Cyber the Vote petition!

Despite the presence of so much Anti Internet Voting noise, I KNOW that there is support out there for what online voting can achieve. There are people like me out there, people who understand how online voting can transform our … Continue reading

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Internet Voting News! California Passes Online Voter Registration! Great News for All American Voters!

On Friday, October 7th, 2011 the State of California took a great step in helping America bring it’s voting system out of the dark ages and into the Information Age! California has passed an online voter registration law. “This law … Continue reading

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Internet Voting: Cost-Benefit Analysis – They forgot the BENEFIT PART!

Cost-Benefit Analysis. Is there anything more basic? It’s like “supply and demand”. You don’t have to be an MBA to understand that with ANY undertaking (in ANY realm be it in business or politics or, gosh, even voting technology) the … Continue reading

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Internet Voting Astroturf Detractors: Consider the Source – Beware the Againsters!

I mentioned in my last post, a piece about Dr. William Kelleher and his contributions to this movement, that I would be talking next about the “againsters”. In fact, I have been working on the draft of this post for … Continue reading

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Thanks, Dr. Kelleher!

Every grass roots movement has a founder, an individual who believes so much in something that he or she devotes themselves completely to a cause before anybody else even knows that it is a cause. In my opinion, in the … Continue reading

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“Mozy” The Vote

The need for anyone using a computer to backup their data, like documents and photos, from their computer to some other place for safekeeping, has been around as long as personal computers have. I remember saving my files to the … Continue reading

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What’s the question?

What little discussion there is out there regarding online voting is usually premised on answering the wrong questions. This is another similarity between this issue and some other large issues.

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“Reporting” from Waukesha

Watching the results of the recall elections in Wisconsin last night, I temporarily returned to the accepted state of mind of waiting through the night for the various voting districts to “report” in with their results, and as they did … Continue reading

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The American People….

How often in daily political banter do we hear about how “The American People” want this or that. How the American People have spoken. Politicians say that the American People sent them there to do this or that. Politicos cite … Continue reading

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