A bipartisan group of six senators has introduced legislation that would take a huge step toward securing elections in the United States. Called the Secure Elections Act, the bill aims to eliminate … Continue reading New bill could finally get rid of paperless voting machines
As the staggering national student loan debt tally sits at an all-time high of $1.33 trillion, according to the Department of Education, many Millennials say they would go to extreme lengths to wipe their slate clean. I guess they feel their votes don’t seem to count for anything anyway! But this is … Continue reading 50% of Millennials would give up their right to vote to get student loans erased
Three different machines fail tests, must be binned before November election. Good. Source: Virginia scraps poke-to-vote machines hackers destroyed at DefCon • The Register Continue reading Virginia scraps voting machines hackers destroyed at DefCon
Technology has made gerrymandering so effective as a political tool that it’s created districts where only extreme politics can win at the ballot box. The Supreme Court says it will take up … Continue reading Gerrymandering Is Poisoning Our Democracy by Killing Politicians’ Ability to Compromise
What’s worse than horrible, hacked voting machines? Unauditable, horrible voting machines And that’s exactly the type of voting machines we have right now. Source: What’s worse than hacked voting machines? Unauditable, voting … Continue reading What’s worse than hacked voting machines? Unauditable, voting machines
Automatic Voter Registration Act of 2017 being introduced today in Congress. https://t.co/lLY91CalgC — Michael Li (@mcpli) June 14, 2017 This will not pass of course with the current makeup of Congress, but … Continue reading Automatic Voter Registration Act of 2017
Non-voters (including disenfranchised voters) are by far the larger party in this country. If organized, could easily change our direction. — Justin Wedes (@justinwedes) November 13, 2016 This is funny and sad … Continue reading Non-voters and the disenfranchised unite!
“The people made their choice, and did so decisively. It is the responsibility of the government to get on with the job and to carry out their instruction in full,” May wrote. … Continue reading Parliament must accept Brexit vote was legitimate: UK PM May
Find out if your vote can survive the great, flawed adventure of American democracy. Play the game, find out what it’s like to vote in this election depending on your race or … Continue reading ‘The Voter Suppression Trail’ Game
The way we pick our president is the worst voting system. Period. Source: Don’t Blame Voters for the Rise of Trump. Blame the Stupid Way We Vote. Continue reading The Stupid Way We Vote.
In tight elections, the loser often calls for a recount. But recounting ballots might not be easy in states that use paperless machines — including the presidential battleground state of Pennsylvania. Why … Continue reading Why Worries About Paperless Voting Loom Larger This Year : NPR
Two steps forward, one step back. On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit affirmed the legality of an Ohio law that eliminated the early voting week most favored … Continue reading Sixth Circuit lets Ohio cut early voting favored by minorities.