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But First, Let Me Take a Selfie

On September 29, 2016 By epiepenburg

After proudly exercising your right to participate in the electoral process, you want to share your excitement with the world. What better way than with a quick voting booth selfie for social media? Democracy always gets a lot of likes.

In the age of smartphones and social media, it’s no surprise that “ballot selfies” are [...]

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America’s Coming Electoral (Software) Crisis

On September 28, 2015 By Lawrence Crane-Moscowitz

For America’s political junkies, we are nearing the most wonderful time of the year: election season. Most amateur politicos are gleefully watching (in record numbers) Donald Trump and the rest of the Republican field, and debating the merits of Bernie Sanders’s economic platform. But as the campaign shifts away from the opinions of pundits [...]

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Online Voting – The Wave of the Future?

On November 14, 2014 By Reed Nixon

With attack-ads blaring and social media abuzz, millions of Americans dutifully flocked from far and wide to their polling station last Tuesday to participate in the national election. However, it is being increasingly suggested that this biennial ritual is becoming an anachronism in today’s age of ever-present technology. Indeed, a Continue Reading

Ever-Improving, But Losing the Right to Vote

On July 22, 2008 By JETLaw

In today’s society, most individuals believe that the right to vote is one of the most central and fundamental aspects of our democracy. The ability or inability of individuals to participate in the political process, in fact, presents the greatest strength or weakness of any democratic institution. In addition, since the eradication of literacy tests [...]

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