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Polish election commission website hacked

Computer hackers have attacked the website of Poland's electoral commission, which is still unable to publish full returns from local elections because of an unrelated computer glitch, officials said Wednesday.

dateNov 19, 2014 in Security
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Americans take to Twitter to show they voted

Americans took to Twitter in droves Tuesday to post photos of themselves casting ballots in the long-awaited presidential election, sporting "I voted" stickers and urging others to do the same.

dateNov 06, 2012 in Internet
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E-Voting: Risky technology or great improvement?

On this forthcoming weekend the Australian state election takes place, and in Victoria State they will be using a new e-voting system to improve secrecy, reliability and user-friendliness. But how secure are such systems? ...

dateNov 28, 2014 in Other
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Early voting option can decrease turnout, research shows

(PhysOrg.com) -- Although states are moving quickly to put in place election procedures that allow for early voting, allowing people to cast ballots ahead of Election Day often results in lower turnout, according to research ...

dateNov 17, 2009 in Other
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In-depth survey compares nonvoters to voters

What do nonvoters look like, can they be categorized and why don't they vote? To answer these and other questions, a Northwestern University journalism professor and Ipsos Public Affairs conducted an in-depth post-Election ...

dateDec 17, 2012 in Social Sciences
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States stop circumcisions funds amid budget crisis

(AP) -- A nationwide debate about circumcisions for newborn boys, combined with cash-strapped public health budgets, has Colorado taking sides with 17 other states that no longer fund Medicaid coverage of ...

dateJun 24, 2011 in Health
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Contented citizens vote against change

US citizens who have a high quality of life are more engaged in the direct democracy process, according to Ryan Yonk from Utah State University and Professor Shauna Reilly from Northern Kentucky University in the US. Their ...

dateMar 23, 2011 in Social Sciences
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