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What’s Wrong With Ohio Voting Machine Software?

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In the state that is likely to decide the leader of the free world Tuesday, an 11th hour “experimental software patch” is causing consternation, confusion and a lawsuit. Ohio, regarded as the “tipping point” swing state in Governor Mitt Romney and U.S. President #Barack Obama‘s quest for 270 electoral votes Tuesday, uses electronic #voting machines. […]

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How Voter ID Laws Are Just Another Hidden Form Of Racism In The US

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Across the country, Republican-dominated state legislatures are passing laws that disenfranchise millions of otherwise eligible voters. Dozens of states have passed laws that require a photo ID to vote. Ostensibly, these laws are justified because they prevent voter fraud. At first, the laws appear to be effective ways to ensure every election be decided fairly. […]

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Vote Or Watch Harry Potter? 5 Ways To Get Young Brits Engaged In Politics

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If politicians care about young people’s votes, they should consider these ideas. BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘posted_date’, 1408031968); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { document.getElementById(“update_posted_time_3403612”).innerHTML = “posted on ” + UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(1408031968); }); If you were just about to walk down to your local polling station to vote and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows came on […]

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TurboVote Wants to Be the Netflix of Voter Registration

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TurboVote, an up-and-coming startup, wants to become the “Netflix of #voting” by revolutionizing voter registration and vote by mail via the Internet and snail mail. The concept is simple: Users fill out voter registration or vote by mail forms on their Internet browser, then TurboVote prints an official document based on that data. TurboVote sends […]

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Millennials and Midterms: Why America’s Youth Needs To Get Out And Vote (Video)

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Disclaimer: Elite Daily is a non-partisan organization. We reached out to an equal number of politicians from both the Democratic and Republican parties for this video, the individuals featured are those who responded. Likewise, this video does not constitute an endorsement of the politicians featured.  Midterm elections are on November 4, 2014. There’s a lot […]

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These States Have the Riskiest Voting Technology

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Next Tuesday’s presidential election will likely be extremely close, magnifying the potential impact of vote-counting errors. So it could be problematic that several states rely on computerized #voting machines that don’t print out a paper record that can be verified by voters and recounted by election officials if necessary. Such machines are in use in […]

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5 Reasons Why One Prominent Conservative Judge Claims Voter ID Laws Are Ridiculous

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A popular political talking point from the past decade has been voter fraud and enacting voter ID #laws to combat such sinister actions. The 2012 Presidential Election illuminated that the laws were less about protecting the integrity of our elections and more about manipulating the #voting pool and disenfranchising voters who were likely to vote […]

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