The GOP-controlled state government recently passed a law that critics say amounts to placing a “poll tax” on college students. The idea is to make students have to register as permanent residents … Continue reading New Hampshire makes it tougher for students to vote. Democrats call it ‘devious’ suppression.
Country’s top court equates e-voting critics with conspiracy theorists. So they are doing away with any verifiable voting mechanism and going all-in on electronic voting that can 100% be tampered with on … Continue reading In a blow to e-voting critics, Brazil suspends use of all paper ballots
Will young voters make a difference in November? Millennials are the largest potential voting block, so they can make a difference if they vote. Source: Parkland student activists announce summer voter registration … Continue reading Parkland student activists announce summer voter registration tour
Kevin Desouza and Kiran Somvanshi examine a recent blockchain pilot project in West Virginia as a model to make voting easier and more transparent. All voting should move to blockchain as quickly … Continue reading How blockchain could improve election transparency
As idiotic as it seems, these states require you to register this month otherwise you can’t vote come November. Source: These Are The States With April Voter Registration Deadlines For The 2018 … Continue reading These Are The States With April Voter Registration Deadlines For The 2018 Primaries
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!