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Employed or not, voting ritual often the same

Nov 6, 2012
In many ways, the 2012 presidential election is a referendum on a number: the nation's unemployment rate of 7.9 percent. Reporters in Oklahoma City (unemployment around 5 percent) and San Bernardino, Calif., (unemployment pushing 12 percent) look behind the numbers.
Posted In: Unemployment, voting, Jobs, Election Day

Election Day: Is waiting the hardest part?

Nov 6, 2012
An economist and an engineer on the frustrations and virtues of waiting.
Posted In: 2012 election, voting

Electronic voting and the security of a paper trail

Nov 6, 2012
Why electronic voting’s challenges, from hacking to glitches, might be best with an old fashioned analogue backup.
Posted In: Tech, online voting, voting, new jersey

Buy your 'I voted' stickers now

Nov 5, 2012
Patriotism and civic pride can be yours for just $3.80 per thousand.
Posted In: 2012 election, voting

Why we still can't vote online, and why that may be a good thing

Oct 15, 2012
We can support candidates with a text, participate in polls, even register to vote online, but we still can't vote that way -- which might be good news.
Posted In: Tech, online voting, voting, politics, internet politics, hacking

Register to vote via Facebook?

Jul 18, 2012
The State of Washington's elections office is working with Microsoft to allow voters to register via social networking giant Facebook.
Posted In: Facebook, Washington, voting

Electronic voting 2012: Here we go again

May 11, 2012
Elections come and go and many issues change, but one seems to remain: electronic voting. Two years ago, four years ago, eight years ago -- the story's been about the same: the machines don't seem ready for primetime, but we're using them anyway.
Posted In: voting, 2012 election

It's the economy, stupid... right?

Apr 25, 2012
Commentator and economist Patrick Anderson puts that theory to the test.
Posted In: 2012 election, voting, Barack Obama

Internet voting way too risky, say experts

Mar 2, 2012
Convenient, yes. Secure? Far from it.
Posted In: voting, security

Bartleby the Scrivener goes 21st century

Feb 15, 2012
"I'd prefer not to register to vote"
Posted In: voting