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Coding, so that soldiers might vote

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, December 18 2009

One neat little outgrowth of this weekend's Great American Hackathon, organized by the Sunlight Foundation*, is a widget in the works that -- driven by state and local election data from the rather promising Voting ... Read More

Googling Virginia's Vote

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, October 22 2009

The Google Voting Information Project, an effort we've geeked out over in the past for its attempt to organize election information in a way most useful to citizens, is rolling out a widgety thing on the occasion of the ... Read More

Twitter as Crystal Ball: Predicting Last Night's NYC Primary Surprises

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, September 16 2009

New York City's Democratic primary contests yesterday saw a few upsets and a handful of otherwise surprising results. Given that just about every major political candidate in every major race in the city had been sending ... Read More

A Look at Facebook in '08 House Races

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, June 16 2009

Bentley University professors Christine Williams and Jeff Gulati have been tracking politics and technology through a series of reports, are out with a new working paper on the use of Facebook in '08 House races that may ... Read More

Pew: More Americans Engage in Politics Online Than Don't

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, April 17 2009

For the very first time in the recorded history of all of humanity, the 2008 election saw adult Americans who went online to engage in the political process outnumber those who didn't. Pew's Internet & American Life ... Read More