Global Entrepreneurship Challenge

Innovative Students Win Global Entrepreneurship Challenge Semifinals

The Global Entrepreneurship Challenge is an annual event hosted by Virginia Tech KnowledgeWorks.  Student entrepreneurs are given a chance to pitch their business ideas to a panel of local business leaders and a crowd. The Follow My Vote team is always eager to attend entrepreneurship events in our area. We seek to support local efforts that encourage innovation, especially when it …

Blockchain Voting in Utah? Pics or it Didn’t Happen

Both parties headed West on Tuesday with the Republican party using blockchain voting in Utah. This was one of the first times that online voting has been allowed via a state party. With around 59,000 people, CryptoCoinNews reported that Utah Republicans signed up in numbers. It would indeed seem like a momentous day for any and all advocates that wish for a more transparent and …

Are Polls Still Reliable in 2016?

In a recent interview on NPR, Nate Silver, the founder of FiveThirtyEight, discussed if polls are still reliable in 2016. FiveThirtyEight is named after the number of votes in the electoral college and specializes in analyzing polls. Silver goes into detail on many areas of polling and discusses the bandwagon effect, herding, accuracy and the 2016 presidential election. One of Silver’s most …

Clinton and Trump Continue to Pull Away in 2016 Race for the White House

Five important states were up for grabs last night, as Clinton and Trump continue to pull away in the 2016 race for the White House. Ohio, Florida, North Carolina, Illinois, and Missouri represent key geographical regions of the country. Clinton and Trump showed again their broad appeal to large sections of the country by winning a majority of them. While …

Super Tuesday Results and the Importance of Millennial Participation

Super Tuesday results came flooding in late last night. Super Tuesday is always an exciting and momentous time for our country and for the Follow My Vote team. 12 states voted yesterday, in both primaries and caucuses, to decide who their Republican and Democratic candidates will be in 2016. Clinton and Trump were heavily favored going into Tuesday, and both came out …