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Voting -- United States

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Report of the National Workshop on Internet Voting: Issues and Research Agenda

Conducted by the Internet Policy Institute and sponsored by the National Science Foundation, this report made headlines earlier this month with its conclusion that online "voting from home" was not yet a feasible reality. The 58-page report finds that "remote Internet voting systems pose significant risk to the integrity of the voting process, and should not be fielded for use in public elections...

https://www.verifiedvoting.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/NS...
Voting Irregularities in Florida During the 2000 Presidential Election

Released in June 2001 amidst some controversy, this draft report of the United States Commission on Civil Rights (USCCR) finds, among other things, that African-American voters in Florida were at least nine times more likely than other voters to have their ballots rejected in last year's presidential election and that the state's poorer counties were much more likely to use voting systems with...

https://www.usccr.gov/pubs/vote2000/report/main.htm
Elections: Status and Use of Federal Voting Equipment Standards

Even as many in the United States are focused on the threat of biological terrorism, some are turning their attention to last year's national crisis -- election difficulties and reform. Four reports, released this week by the General Accounting Office (GAO), give a wealth of information on how elections are currently conducted in the United States, what contributed toward votes going uncounted in...

https://www.gao.gov/products/gao-02-52
Elections: A Framework for Evaluating Reform Proposal

Even as many in the United States are focused on the threat of biological terrorism, some are turning their attention to last year's national crisis -- election difficulties and reform. Four reports, released this week by the General Accounting Office (GAO), give a wealth of information on how elections are currently conducted in the United States, what contributed toward votes going uncounted in...

https://www.gao.gov/products/gao-02-90
Caltech-MIT/ Voting Technology Project

In light of the 2000 presidential election controversy and troubles with voting in Florida, the Caltech/ MIT Voting Technology Project (VTP) was formed to evaluate election systems to prevent these problems from recurring. Several studies and press releases by the VTP are documented on its home page, including one that found a "35% improvement in Florida's voting technology" for the 2002 election,...

http://www.vote.caltech.edu/
Electronic Frontier Foundation: E-voting Archive

EFF argues that, "communities across America are purchasing electronic voting (e-voting) machines, but the technology has serious security problems that aren't being addressed." The EFF website seeks to alert the public to a debate between researchers who have raised concerns with the security of the technology and one manufacturer's attempt to terminate those criticisms. The archive is "a...

https://www.eff.org/issues/e-voting
Vote: The Machinery of Democracy

Always one with a timely exhibition that reflects both historical concerns and issues of immediate expediency, the Smithsonian National Museum of American History has created this website as the online incarnation of one of their current exhibits, “Vote: The Machinery of Democracy”. Through a host of relevant items (such as one of the controversial butterfly ballots used in Palm Beach County,...

https://americanhistory.si.edu/vote/index.html
E-voting

How Stuff Works: E-voting http://computer.howstuffworks.com/e-voting.htm Diebold Election Systems http://www.diebold.com/dieboldes/default.htm Wired News: Machine Politics http://www.wired.com/news/evote/ Electronic Voting in Ireland http://evoting.cs.may.ie/ Australian Capitol Territory (ACT) Electoral Commission http://www.elections.act.gov.au/Elecvote.html Analysis of an Electronic...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/met/2004/0924
Concerns continue over the casting of overseas ballots in the upcoming presidential election

Given how close the returns were for the 2000 presidential election in the United States, it is no surprise that both Democrats and Republicans are concerned with a group of voters that are far-flung across the globe: overseas voters. It is estimated that 4 to 10 million U.S. residents live overseas, and many of them have expressed strong interest in making sure their vote is counted. While...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2004/1001#1
Race, Immigration and America's Changing Electorate [PDF]

Many scholars and pundits continue to wonder and discuss what the effects of America's changing demographics will have on future election cycles. Recently, the Brookings Institution's own William H. Frey discussed this very topic in a paper released at the end of February 2008. In the introduction to this work, Frey notes that "The rise of immigration from Latin America and Asia, the higher...

https://www.brookings.edu/research/race-immigration-and-amer...
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