BY Nick Judd | Tuesday, November 6 2012
New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno announced over the weekend that people displaced by Hurricane Sandy and unable to vote in their home districts should be considered "overseas voters" for the purposes of the election, allowing them to email or fax in a ballot application through a procedure based on one laid out by the Federal Voting Assistance Program.
But the procedure New Jersey elections officials were using was not designed to process such a volume of ballots, and the procedure they put in place was, by all accounts, barely designed at all. Halfway through election day, it appears that the state's effort to use technology to help people vote might do more harm than good.Read More
BY Nick Judd | Friday, August 26 2011
NASA footage of astronauts observing Hurricane Irene on Thursday from the International Space Station. Just one day before a major hurricane is expected to rake the entire U.S. Eastern Seaboard and days after the ... Read More
BY Nancy Scola | Friday, May 14 2010
Some bipartisan comity taking place on Twitter, via Dave Weigel. Here's recently-elected New Jersey Republican Governor Chris Christie tweeting a thumbs up to recently re-elected Democratic Newark Mayor Cory Booker: ... Read More