Tag Archives: online

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

Posted in Online Internet Voting Blog Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Online Internet Voting Blog Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Online Voting – Who’s Rushing?

PBS recently ran a segment devoted to online voting. It began by telling the compelling story of West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant and her bold commitment to providing access to overseas voters. Unfortunately the piece then made the … Continue reading

Posted in Online Internet Voting Blog Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Voting Access Heroine: Natalie Tennant (West Virginia Secretary of State)

Opponents of online voting may have chosen the wrong public official to try to scare away with their typical gang-up bullying tactics. Natalie Tennant is the Secretary of State of West Virginia. As Dr. Kelleher reported on his blog last … Continue reading

Posted in Online Internet Voting Blog Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Online Internet Voting Blog Posts | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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.

Posted in Online Internet Voting Blog Posts | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

“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

Posted in Online Internet Voting Blog Posts | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Online Internet Voting Blog Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Low Turnout. Blame The Voter?

Aside from playing on voters’ natural initial concerns about whether online voting is secure, and doing so in a manner that can only be described as fear-mongering, anti-online voting advocates try to come up with other reasons why online voting … Continue reading

Posted in Online Internet Voting Blog Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Bizarro

Upside down and inside out. There is so much to be gained from online voting. So many more of us would vote, and that would bring our democracy to new levels. Yet when you read about this issue (what little … Continue reading

Posted in Online Internet Voting Blog Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment