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Filed under: Politics — Tags: , — zundel @ pm

Analysis: on eve of election, problems… Again” by Jon Stokes in Ars Technica 2008-11-03

I could drag out ten or so articles from the 2002 midterms through the primaries of 2008, change only the dates, and we’d have a pretty good description of the present problems with early voting in this election.

The infrastructure of our democracy is fragile, unprepared for a massive turnout, and shamefully insecure. As in years past, it’s a national disgrace. And as in years past, here’s to hoping it’s fixed the next time.

Will Your Vote Count?” by Rachel Abrams in More Intelligent Life 2008-10-29

Did you know that a black American voter’s ballot is 900% more likely to get “lost” than a white person’s?


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