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Everything We Know About The App That’s Being Blamed For Chaos In Iowa

Everything We Know About The App That’s Being Blamed For Chaos In Iowa

The Iowa Caucus was last night and this morning, instead of results and the usual squabbling discourse, everything is a giant clusterfuck. At the centre of the swirling mass of fuckery is an app commissioned by the Iowa Democratic Party. As early as Monday afternoon, reports began filtering in that…

Why Australia Should Stay Away From Electronic Voting

The civic experience of interacting with analogue voting interfaces is as Australian as the democracy sausage. Voters are confronted with tiny pencils, plus physical security measures that involve huddling in a cardboard booth and origami-scale folding. The use of paper ballots – and human counting of those ballots – creates…