Online Voting In Canada

New Poll Reveals People Want Online Voting In Canada

A new poll has revealed that 70% of people want both proportional representation and online voting in Canada. The poll was carried out by the NRG Research Group and Peak Communications. The research also showed interesting findings on the preferences of voting methods. Both the United States and Canada currently use first-past-the-post (the candidate who receives more votes than any other candidate wins). …

Campaign Finance Going Digital In Virginia?

Campaign finance could be going digital in Virginia. The Virginia General Assembly recently introduced a bill titled HB 687 on campaign finance reform. The bill would allow digital currency as a form of monetary contribution to campaigns. Making the leap into campaign finance would be a big win for digital currency. So how exactly would a digital contribution work under HB …

Honest Elections

Bringing Honest Elections To Seattle With Initiative 122 Could Set The New Standard

An initiative petition has been created in Seattle, Washington to help usher in more honest elections. More and more it seems our government is influenced by wealthy citizens, corporate campaign donors, and those involved in Super PACs. Our Government should be of, by, and for the people. Initiative-122 goes a long way towards reducing the impact of these big donors, …

Voting Restrictions

New Voting Restrictions Determine Election Outcomes

A study by the Brennan Center for Justice has demonstrated that the new voting laws instituted in North Carolina, Kansas, Virginia, and Florida could have changed the outcome of elections.  The voting laws, which ranged from eliminating same-day registration to requiring proof of citizenship at the poll booth, are said to have disproportionately affected specific demographics. North Carolina Voters in …

What Will the Future of Voting Look Like?

This post from a talk show called The Take Away speaks with some highly educated people in the industry where they discuss on their podcast the importance of verified voting when dealing in the digital realm. The main topic of conversation lands on the audit-ability of the current system and what might be in development (Follow My Vote) to make …

Automatic voter registration

Should The US Have Automatic Voter Registration?

Recently, a call was made for automatic voter registration by Hilary Clinton, the former secretary of state and US presidential candidate.  Hilary has proposed that when a US citizen turn 18, they be automatically registered to vote. Hilary Clinton has also proposed various other methods intended to increase access to the ballot box. In addition to automatic voter registration she …

Hillary Aims to Tear Down ID Laws to Increase Voter Turnout

In an attempt to pick up votes needed for the upcoming 2016 election, Hillary Clinton is attempting to tear down ID laws to increase voter turnout.  Hillary’s campaign has taken a swing into the realm of claims of voter suppression, especially in States that are overhauling their voter laws to better protect against the levels of voter fraud that were …

Florida's Online Voter Registration

Negative Comments Surrounding Florida’s Online Voter Registration Stir Officials

It would seem that even after an understood push back of implementation date and all of the physical proof surrounding the safety and viability of Florida’s online voter registration there still seems to be educated people out there that do not truly understand the nature of the work that goes into securing any kind of transaction on the internet. Recently …

Florida May be the 25th State to Allow Online Voter Registration

You have heard the phrase “You got to lean how to crawl before you can run” well America is on its way to learning how to crawl when it comes to integrating the internet into our voting society. Florida may be the 25ht State to allow voters to register to vote utilizing online portals and programs. It is a general …

Voting laws

United States Voting Laws In 2015

Next year Americans will be voting for the 2016 presidential candidates. Currently state legislators are examining and looking at hundreds of laws that pertain to voting. Some states are increasing voting restrictions, while others are improving access to the polls. Some of the more notable laws are written about voter ID requirements, early voting opportunities and improving voter registration. See …

Voter ID Laws Show Little Movement

This article goes deep into the voter fraud and disenfranchisement of the American voter, Graphs showing what the citizens feel are points in which we may be able to improve the process, pointing out that people who should be able to vote are not being allowed and people that should not be allowed to vote are casting ballots. What is …

Follow My Vote Joins CAVO

Whether its pitching to potential investors and United States Congressmen at DC TechDay 2014 in Washington D.C. or sparking intense interest at industry related conferences, such as Inside Bitcoins, Follow My Vote is gaining traction on a daily basis! At this time, we are excited to announce the latest development in our quest to create a more honest and transparent society here …

Three Equal Branches?

In light of the Supreme Court’s recent, landmark decision to strike down a provision of the Affordable Care Act in which employers are mandated to provide contraception coverage to female employees, questions of the Courts true significance and power are subtly coming into play. As soon as the decision that stated (5-4) that for-profit companies can reject the contraception mandate …

As 2016 Speculation Revs Up, Marco Rubio Embraces Entitlement Reform

As speculation continues to emerge on what the GOP’s plan will be to unseat the Democrats in 2016, Republican legislators continue to propose their own entitlement reforms on subjects of healthcare and Social Security. Marco Rubio, often mentioned as a frontrunner for the Republican nomination, made news this past week when he unveiled a plan that would make drastic changes …