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Election Reform

PA Officials: No Trouble With Touchscreens

Jacob Soboroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jacob Soboroff

Trouble experienced with Sequoia touchscreen voting machines in New Jersey doesn't seem to bother Pennsylvania officials, even though the same machines will be used there next Tuesday.

Obama Girl Didn't Vote? No She Didn't!

Jacob Soboroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jacob Soboroff

Why didn't Obama Girl--campaign-2008 pinup and internet celebrity--Amber Lee Ettinger vote? What happened? Was it logistical difficulty or something else? Check out the video.

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.

Why Presidents' Day?

Jacob Soboroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jacob Soboroff

If we can move Presidents' Day for the convenience of shoppers, why not make Election Day more convenient for voters?

Double Bubble Trouble in CA

Jacob Soboroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jacob Soboroff

In California, the popularity of elections is sure to expose even the most minute hiccup. Today, there was one.

Gov. Schwarzenegger: Make Voting "Spicy"

Jacob Soboroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jacob Soboroff

What does the California Governor think we can do to maintain the increase in voter participation that we've seen so far in the 2008 presidential race?

The Ins And Outs Of Super Tuesday

Jacob Soboroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jacob Soboroff

Here comes Super Tuesday. Wait! What IS Super Tuesday? And what's up with our six-month-long primary election schedule?

Behind The Scenes: Anderson Cooper In St. Pete's

Jacob Soboroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jacob Soboroff

Just caught up with Anderson Cooper who was chilling next to the CNN Election Express before tonight's CNN/YouTube debate.

Meetup CEO says top-secret project will shake up campaign

Jacob Soboroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jacob Soboroff

Meetup.com co-founder & CEO Scott Heiferman spills some beans about a top-secret new project that, he told me, will reshape the 2008 presidential campaign.

Iowa Caucus: The Animated Edition!

Jacob Soboroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jacob Soboroff

Ever wonder what the heck the Iowa caucus is really all about? Into animated stick figures? Man, have I got the video for you.