Category Archives: Online Internet Voting Blog Posts

Advocating for true American Democracy through online internet voting is an ongoing challenge.

Utah Votes Online 2016: A Fair Review

As voters around the country begin to vote (early voting has begun in some places), and look toward voting this November, it is worth remembering that 2016 saw a major example of better ways to make it possible for greater … Continue reading

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Why we can’t vote online: It’s NOT technical

Perhaps the most common title of an article about online voting is “Why can’t we vote online?”, a seemingly rationale question. Indeed, it is a very important question. Unfortunately, most of such treatment then goes on to quote opponents of digital … Continue reading

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Why can’t we vote online? It’s NOT political.

Believe it or not, sometimes it’s not political. While the greatest misconception regarding online voting is that we still don’t use it for elections in the U.S. because of technological barriers (a complete falsehood), another rapidly growing misconception is the … Continue reading

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Media treatment of Online Voting: Double-Standard is the standard

Double standard is the standard when it comes to media treatment of online voting. Election night coverage of primary elections and caucuses on March 22nd was a perfect example. Reports of two hour lines to vote in Arizona, and long … Continue reading

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Online Voting NEWS: Utah first state to offer Online Voting on March 22nd

It has finally begun. Next week, the Utah Republican party will be conducting a Presidential election caucus that includes an option to vote online. This is big news. This is not a good day for the naysayers. While they stamp … Continue reading

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Online Voting: Turn IN the Vote

Of all the election-related terms that would be rendered anachronistic by online voting, perhaps the most significant one might be the term “voter turnout”. I have really grown to hate the significance of voter turnout. Our entire election process, and … Continue reading

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Turnout vs. Tally: The Big Myth

We advocates for online voting believe it can significantly increase voter participation in the United States, especially with younger working voters. Opponents of digital voting are skeptical that we can “trust” it to produce accurate and reliable election results. Coincidentally … Continue reading

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Imagine a World – Part 2: Online Voting Eliminates Low Turnout

Cyber The Vote and imagine a world. A very early post on this blog,”Imagine a World“, described a world of yesterday, when every transactional aspect of our lives was kept track of on paper. It detailed a world of only … Continue reading

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Online Voting opponents – Beware the Againsters Part 2: Skeptical of the Skeptics

Doubt the doubters. Deny the deniers. Several years ago I first published my post “Beware the Againsters”. The post was all about pointing out that many skeptics of online voting, who like to appear as concerned scientists or concerned election … Continue reading

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Online Voting AT the polling place?

Let’s think outside the ballot box, all the way to the cloud. When we consider Online Voting, we correctly envision using it as a convenience tool. Hopefully, in the near future we will be able to excercise our voting rights … Continue reading

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