Linked by Howard Fosdick on Thu 8th Nov 2012 20:12 UTC
Editorial In the United States, state and local authorities are in charge of voting and the country uses more than a half dozen different voting technologies. As a result, the country can't guarantee that it accurately counts national votes in a timely fashion. This article discusses the problem and potential solutions to the U.S. voting dilemma.
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RE: A sad state for the US to be in
by zima on Tue 13th Nov 2012 22:41 UTC in reply to "A sad state for the US to be in"
zima
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Some of us count ourselves lucky to live in places that have a very different electorial system. Whilst most systems have their own issues, I hope that people who advocate reform of our system take note of this disaster and say to themselves, 'There but for the grace of god go we!'

The US system does put some perspective on some efforts of major parties (in my recent-EU-memberstate place), which trying to introduce a variant of "first through the ballot" in parliamentary elections...

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