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I recently came back from a conference in Washington, DC called J.E.T.S., the Journal of Elections Technology and Systems where more than a dozen academics proceeded to dismiss the prospects of online / internet voting anytime soon. They dissected past voting machines (which truthfully were pretty awful) and presented professional papers on how vulnerable current iterations [...]
The Republican presidential candidates were in our great city of Cleveland last night for the debate. There were clear differences between most of them but in my opinion, only a few truly had a vision for this country. We are pleased that one candidate in particular who unfortunately did not earn her place on the "main [...]
Throughout history, Americans have fought for voter equality and the right to be heard. That’s what America’s Fourth of July is all about – freedom, independence and the right to govern ourselves. But this “right” has not come easily, nor is it truly fair and equal….yet. Since the beginning of democracy in America, people’s rights [...]
I attended the National Association of State Election Directors (NASED) (www.nased.org) summer conference in CLE this week. The agenda topics ranged from "Perspectives: Unique Next Generation System of Voting Machines" to "Innovative Ideas" and updates from the technology groups that oversee voting machine standards and election procedure best practices. What struck me the most was [...]
In today’s high-tech society, it seems everywhere we look people’s hands have a protective grip on one thing; their smartphones. We coddle our precious phones as if they were delicate little babies and do everything from changing their attire to purchasing insurance to keep them safe. But aside from texting our favorite aunt and trying [...]