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Polling I had planned to write more about Apple and AI this week, but another topic keeps pinging my brain. Polling. Political polling. No matter what source of news you might read, it is laden with poll information. Are they accurate, I wonder? How do they reach people? My goal in this post is to […]

How the Senate Votes

Several House members have introduced a bipartisan resolution to modernize how Congress operates. It includes the ability to vote remotely or take part in hearings online. A California Congressman said, “Across the nation we see the development of new, innovative ways of conducting business to improve communication and connectedness. It’s time for Congress to learn […]

Hackers and Voting Machines

A number of readers have asked for a perspective on the news story about a Las Vegas conference where hackers were able to easily break in to 30 voting machines. First of all, despite the sensational headlines, the successful hacking should be no surprise. I wrote about this more than a year ago in Election […]

The Friend Vote

If there is one statistic from my research for Election Attitude which should get your attention, it is 100 million people. That is how many could have voted in 2012 and 2016, but did not. In round numbers, in 2012, 30 million people were registered to vote but did not. Seventy million were eligible to […]

The Senator’s Vote

Estonia has had Internet voting for more than ten years. Using a national ID card, Estonian citizens can vote privately and securely. The voting system has proven to be secure, but the country is about to unleash an update to make it even more secure and end-to-end verifiable. This update should satisfy some of the […]