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HermanCain.com, Not Quite Yet

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, May 27 2011

HermanCain.com A source points that that while Herman Cain might have announced his candidacy for president this past Saturday, his website HermanCain.com doesn't appear quite ready for prime time. The site, which had ... Read More

Digital Dissent Shapes Singapore Election

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, May 27 2011

Singapore -- a land where losing six seats out of 87 counts as a major challenge to the ruling Peoples' Action Party -- commentators are embracing the idea that citizens used digital media to inject oppositional thoughts ... Read More

Old People of NY-26, Heed JaneCorwin.org's Call and Vote!

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, May 25 2011

A post on JaneCorwin.org encourages people to vote today in yesterday's special election. "Jane Corwin" is encouraging everyone to come out and vote today! Head on over to JaneCorwin.org to check out her note, ... Read More

In the Year 2000...

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, April 6 2011

Scrutinizing the AP's precinct-by-precinct results on the Wisconsin Supreme Court race while riding the DC-to-New York train last night, Ben Smith wonders what the 2000 Florida recount would have looked like in the age ... Read More

Egypt's Election Turns Into a Battle of Multiple Ushahidis

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, November 23 2010

The Muslim Brotherhood has launched an instance of Ushahidi, one of several launched to monitor Egypt's upcoming parliamentary election. Read More

Taking a Deep Breath Over Google Supposedly Sending People to the Wrong Polling Places

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, November 4 2010

Google's polling-place look-up tool used Voting Information Project data to point people to where they needed to go to cast a ballot. A Google spokesperson says that a few million people used the tool on and before this ... Read More

Facebook as Virtual Polling Place

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, November 2 2010

As midnight strikes on the east coast, one final check-in on Facebook's "I Vote" button reveals that the tally has topped 11.7 million. Read More