Tag Archives: Voting

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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Online Voting Advocates – Our numbers are small but growing!

Opponents of online voting in the United States have seen a lot of success when it has come to poisoning the conversation about whether we should be voting using digital methods or whether we should remain in the dark ages … Continue reading

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Follow The Money

In my last post entitled “Polls, polls, and ‘Pols’”, I pointed out how our voting system, election system, and political system all disenfranchise the younger voter to the detriment of us all. I mention how the senior vote is targeted … Continue reading

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State-of-the-Art Online Voting: Cyber The Vote’s Interview with “Everyone Counts” CEO Lori Steele

Too often, critics of online voting are able to frame the discussion as a theoritical one regarding its viability. These critics tend to ignore the existence of companies that have been applying cutting edge technologies in the development of online … 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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“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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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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