Tag Archives: Voting

Utah Votes Online 2016: A Fair Review

As I reported the day after the March 22nd GOP Caucus online vote, what little attention the media paid to this historic election was generally skewed, praising five hour lines at the polls as an example of democracy at work, while … 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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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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Analog Voting in a Digital World – Paper ballots cause long lines at the polls

The chart above tells it all. Paper ballots cause long lines. CHECK OUT my column on IVN how paper ballot voting is causing chaos in many States. http://ivn.us/2014/06/12/causes-long-lines-polls-paper-ballots/?utm_source=ivn&utm_medium=listing_home&utm_campaign=opt-beta-v-1-0 Do we really need to spend all day in line to vote? … Continue reading

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Voting Technology in the U.S. : The Lost Decade

The irony. At the very end of the 20th century, the United States was poised to revolutionize voting forever. After centuries of voting only at the polling place and often on insecure and inadequate paper ballot systems, the Internet was … Continue reading

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Happy “Paper Trails” to You: The Failures and Fallacies of Paper Ballot Voting

In an earlier post entitled “Online Voting vs. Paper: Papier est Passe” , I stated what is obvious to most of us: We live in a virtually paperless society. Almost every basic transactional function in our lives is done online. … Continue reading

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Online Voting and ways it can get money out of US Politics

  In an earlier post, “Follow The Money”, I discuss the hold the television attack ad has on our political system, and why I feel online voting can help change that through greater participation in the process by younger, working … Continue reading

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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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