the Los Angeles company that manages American Idol voting
, told the magazine Broadcast and Cable that votes dialed at regular intervals indicate that the votes might have been machine-dialed.
Dawson said absentee voting
is a sound method of casting a ballot.
However, newly aware of the stakes, risks, and intellectual challenges associated with voting
equipment, computer scientists and mathematicians specializing in encryption are now avidly taking part in the search for dependable and inviolable voting
Wholesale fraud, which was almost nonexistent in our Republic prior to the 1890s, erupted when mechanical lever voting
machines were first put in use.
According to Passoff, As You Sow takes proxy, voting
seriously because it doesn't take much to get a company's attention.
According to a January 2005 national poll, 82 percent of Americans from coast-to-coast believe that DC residents deserve full voting
Republican operatives have long understood that elections tend to go better when voting
rates are low, particularly in urban, predominantly minority precincts.
Another result of the Voting
Rights Act was the creation of congressional districts made up almost entirely of blacks or Hispanics.
Exactly one year ago the Humanist ran a story about the unreliability of electronic voting
machines, noting that they are programmed with unsecure software and are inauditable because they leave no paper trail.
2004 vote: I'm voting
for John Kerry, though with little enthusiasm.
As a door-to-door campaigner for Proposition 200, Dove says he heard "verbal evidence from individuals on the street who said, 'Yes, illegal immigrants are voting
I think the voting
age should be left at 18 years of age," says Rebecca Todak, an eight-grader from Perrysburg, Ohio.