Expected to be a swing vote
in the vice presidential race are the 400,000 overseas absentee votes
cast for the 2016 elections.
Get ready to punch the dial pad and vote
for your favorite Idol contestant.
But there are still diehards who insist on casting their votes
in a booth, pen in hand.
Moreover, because all the encrypted votes
are posted on the Web with no violation of their secrecy, outsiders have a way to independently perform tallies on the encrypted data, Adida explains.
Another retail vote
fraud technique, this one used by vote
counters, is "the short pencil"--where a vote
counter conceals pencil lead under a fingernail to make additional marks on a ballot in order to invalidate one or more votes
by causing "over-votes
These broker votes
overwhelmingly follow management's recommendations," says Latham, who considers the practice a corporate form of ballot stuffing.
Yet he mentions it only once, on page 221, in a disparaging aside that references a made-up statistic of 36,000 allegedly suspect votes
in 2000 (unsourced, to boot).
But it had not addressed the most fundamental democratic right--the right to vote
At the same time, however, voter participation was higher with voter mobilization (see youth vote
In Cuyahoga County, Ohio, where Cleveland is located, there appeared to be more votes
cast than the number of registered voters in the region.
are randomly assigned based on the interaction of our voting machines, the Miami-Dade Election Commission, and passing UFOs.
Inaction on 60 percent of the votes
suggests that CEOs and boards aren't afraid of making their shareholders angry.