Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.Technically Speaking Commentary By Perry Busby For the past few months I have had the privilege of engaging voters and elected officials in conversations about voting, particularly the elevated warnings regarding foreign interference in our next presidential election. Many agree that the reports from our national intelligence and security agencies and Special Counsel Robert Mueller have merit. However, others see it as partisan politics orchestrated by people who didn’t like the outcome of the 2016 election, and a tiny fraction who believe it’s just the latest government bamboozle to make citizens believe they have a choice in the matter. While opinions varied, one fact became glaringly obvious. Most voters have no idea how elections are administered or how votes are tallied. What’s even more startling, many elected officials are equally clueless. After the “hanging chad” fiasco from the Bush v. Gore 2000 election, Congress was under pressure to modernize election. In 2002, Congress provided $4 billion through the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) to upgrade voting machines. Like most organizations at the time, Congress poured money into providing a technical solution to a problem that had yet to be defined. Nearly twenty… Read full this story
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