A “Techlection” ’06 Recap

So if these innovations transcend geographical and socioeconomic boundaries, allow for instant engagement and bi-directional communication in a secure, structured Web-based environment, doesn’t it beg the question: Why are these new interactive technologies not ubiquitous across the political landscape?

Read Sorting through the noise of Election ’06 from C|Net and track the intersection of new media and elections from previous posts from this blog.

Plus, E-Voting Failures in the 2006 Mid-Term Elections: A Sampling of Problems Across the Nation (pdf), a report prepared by VotersUnite.Org, VoteTrustUSA, Voter Action and Pollworkers for Democracy. Commentary from Ars and ZDNet (Why paperless voting machine are history).

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