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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

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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

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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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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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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

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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

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Imagine a world where…….

Sometimes it seems hard to fathom how much the world has changed in the last 20 years. It has changed so much that it is now equally hard to fathom living without so many of the things that are part … Continue reading

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Others seem to see the Necessity, why not US?

Sometimes we allow ourselves to get so caught up in arguments over whether something works or not, or is good enough or not, that we forget whether that thing is simply necessary or not. This is more and more the … Continue reading

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