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The Peculiar Charms (and Perils) of Electronic Voting

Techonomy | Posted 06.04.2016 | Technology

It's remarkable that in a world where it seems everything is becoming more digitized, most of the globe still elects their political leaders with pencil and paper. Only a peculiarly-diverse handful of countries -- including Belgium, Brazil, India and Venezuela -- use electronic voting machines nationwide.

Digital Democracy: Scytl, MySociety Secure Funding

Sheila Shayon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Sheila Shayon

Perhaps e-voting and digital tools that ensure accuracy and fair representation are finally becoming sustainable and investable businesses.

EXCLUSIVE: On Heels of Diebold/Premier Purchase, Canadian eVoting Firm Dominion Also Acquires Sequoia, Lies About Chavez Ties in Announcement

Brad Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brad Friedman

'Intellectual Property' of voting systems still owned by firm linked to Venezuelan President, despite press statement to the contrary PLUS: The electi...

KY Election Officials Arrested, Charged With 'Changing Votes at E-Voting Machines'

Brad Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brad Friedman

Will the voting machine company representatives out there continue to report that no election has ever been manipulated via an electronic voting system?

Vote-Flipping Diebold Machine Removed, Quarantined in CO

Brad Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brad Friedman

A county clerk in Colorado has finally done the right thing for the voters by removing a touch-screen voting machine from service

"We'll Be Ready": An Interview with Ohio's Secretary of State

Brad Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brad Friedman

I sat down with Ohio's Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner, for an exclusive, detailed one-on-one interview while in Denver at the Democratic National Convention a few weeks ago.

Election Systems Upgrade: Money's Gone To Iraq

James Freedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
James Freedman

Our election machinery is flawed and vulnerable. It's a telling comparison-- the amount of money we spend on fair elections versus the amounts we spend on campaigns or on bringing democracy to Iraq.

Video Chat With Diebold Expert Threatened By Voting Machine Company

Jacob Soboroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jacob Soboroff

I video chatted yesterday with Princeton professor Edward Felten. After he was alerted to strange vote tallies by Sequoia voting machines on Super Tuesday, Sequoia wrote to tell Felton that if he investigated the malfunction, even at the request of county clerks, it may be grounds for a lawsuit against him.