Election Day

  • A Facebook Hack To A Greater Democracy

    A Facebook Hack To A Greater Democracy

    A month after the mid-term elections, the Republican Party is rejoicing and the Democrats are reeling. But it’s democracy that took a big hit. According to the NY Times, this election was the worst voter turnout in 72 years. Only 36.3 percent of the nation’s eligible population voted. New York drew only 28.8 percent. California and Texas also drew less than a third. Washington D.C. Read More

  • The Backbone Of American Elections: Pen And Paper

    The Backbone Of American Elections: Pen And Paper

    Apple will soon put a touchscreen computer on our wrist. High school football is being reshaped for both players and coaches by the latest video technology. And a Silicon Valley pundit is waxing visionary of a future wheredigital technology enables telepathy between humans. And yet, in this techno-wonderland, in the most powerful and technologically advanced country in the world, this… Read More

  • Google’s New Voting Tool Finds Your Personalized Ballot And Nearest Polling Place

    Google’s New Voting Tool Finds Your Personalized Ballot And Nearest Polling Place

    Election Day is creeping up. Fortunately, Google has made it easy to find your nearest polling place and the candidates representing your registered address. The newly launched Voter Info tool pinpoints Election Day essentials and elegantly displays them on top of Google maps. For those voters who still need to figure out how they’re voting on local candidates and ballot propositions. Read More