13 11, 2018

Election Day 2018: A View from the Polls

By | November 13th, 2018|Elections, Mobile Voting, Online Registration, Online voting, Polling, Security, Voter Turnout, Voting booth, Voting machine, Voting Technology|

Election Day 2018: A View from the Polls As a voting technology company, helping our partners deliver high-integrity, secure elections is our mission. Our goal is to make heroes out of our customers, and to effectively do that, we need to understand every aspect of their job. We feel the best way to learn is [...]

10 05, 2018

Vote of Confidence: A Blackbox Democracy

By | May 10th, 2018|Ballots, Blockchain, Blockchain Voting, Election Reform, Online voting, Security, Voting machine, Voting Rights, Voting Technology|

Vote of Confidence: A Black Box Democracy A “black box” is, in technological terms, a system that can only be viewed by its inputs and outputs. The inner-workings of a black box remain a mystery to any outside observer. In the world of voting, Direct-Recording Electronic (DRE) voting machines are often referred [...]

6 04, 2018

Vote of Confidence: Who Paper Hurts the Most

By | April 6th, 2018|Blockchain, Blockchain Voting, Election Reform, Elections, Mobile Voting, Uncategorized, Voter Turnout, Voting machine, Voting Rights, Voting Technology|

Vote of Confidence: Who Paper Hurts the Most Last week, we explored why the arguments for paper-based voting systems don’t stand up as well as they may seem.  As previously stated in this series, paper certainly resolves some of the most pressing issues with today’s outdated voting machines but a regression to exclusively [...]

30 03, 2018

Vote of Confidence: The Mobile Doubters and Paper (Voting) Tigers

By | March 30th, 2018|Ballots, Early Voting, Election Reform, Elections, Mobile Voting, Postal voting, Security, Voting booth, Voting machine, Voting Rights, Voting Technology|

Vote of Confidence: The Mobile Doubters and Paper (Voting) Tigers In 1920, The New York Times famously made the contention that “no rocket will ever leave the earth’s atmosphere.”  In 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik into orbit, smashing the Times’ prediction and launching the world’s two major powers into a space [...]

2 03, 2018

Vote of Confidence: I’ve Seen the Enemy of Elections, and It’s US

By | March 2nd, 2018|Ballot stuffing, Ballots, Blockchain, Cost of Voting, Elections, Online Registration, Online voting, Polling, Security, Voter Turnout, Voting booth, Voting machine, Voting Technology|

Vote of Confidence: I’ve Seen the Enemy of Elections, and It’s US Recent indictments of Russian nationals in connection with meddling during the 2016 Presidential Election has reignited a conversation about the security of our voting process. The American public is justifiably apprehensive about their votes being taken, sold, or even changed by a [...]

9 02, 2016

New Math – 3,116 + 237 + 110 + 32 = 1 Billion?

By | February 9th, 2016|Mobile Voting, Online voting, Security, Voter Turnout, Voting machine, Voting Technology|

I was struck with the 'numbers' from our Mobile Voting Global Innovation Challenge which we successfully closed out recently. We launched our Mobile Voting Global Innovation Challenge with our partners at InnoCentive last June.  We offered $230,000 to the winning team(s) that could solve the 3 toughest technical challenges of building the world's most secure, [...]

28 08, 2015

“Internet (mobile) voting is unachievable …”

By | August 28th, 2015|Election Reform, Elections, Mobile Voting, Online voting, Security, Voter apathy, Voter Turnout, Voting machine, Voting Technology|

“Internet voting is unachievable for the foreseeable future and therefore not inevitable.”[i] See All, Know All The world is full of experts.    Very intelligent and well-meaning people make predictions about our world every day.   And because we are all human, many experts get it wrong; and some in a very big way. The [...]

26 08, 2015

Beware of the Experts

By | August 26th, 2015|Ballots, Election Reform, Elections, Electoral fraud, Mobile Voting, Online voting, Security, Uncategorized, Voter Turnout, Voting machine, Voting Technology|

I recently came back from a conference in Washington, DC called J.E.T.S., the Journal of Elections Technology and Systems where more than a dozen academics proceeded to dismiss the prospects of online / internet voting anytime soon.  They dissected past voting machines (which truthfully were pretty awful) and presented professional papers on how vulnerable current iterations [...]

3 07, 2015

What your smart phone and the 4th of July have in common.

By | July 3rd, 2015|Ballot stuffing, Ballots, Elections, Mobile Voting, Online voting, Security, Vote Demographics, Voter apathy, Voter Turnout, Voting machine, Voting Rights, Voting Technology|

Throughout history, Americans have fought for voter equality and the right to be heard. That’s what America’s Fourth of July is all about – freedom, independence and the right to govern ourselves. But this “right” has not come easily, nor is it truly fair and equal….yet. Since the beginning of democracy in America, people’s rights [...]

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