Israels Benjamin Netanyahu Tapped to Form New Government After Repeat Election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been nominated to form a new government, the country’s director, Reuven Rivlin, announced Wednesday. ” The converge between Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz has concluded. In a short time, the responsibility for forming the…

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A Top Voting-Machine Firm Calls for Paper Ballots

Election Systems& Software, which describes itself as the nation’s guiding elections-equipment provider, has vowed to stop selling paperless electronic voting systems–at least as the “primary voting device in a jurisdiction.” And the company is calling on Congress to pass legislation…

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Colorado Tried a New Way to Vote: Make People PayQuadratically

The Democratic caucus of the Colorado State House of Representatives had a problem–but it was the good species. The 2016 referendum kept Democrats in charge of the House, the State Senate, and the governorship. Now it was time to decide,…

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Mark Zuckerberg just got summoned for an international hearing

Another date, another Facebook hearing . Image: Tom Williams/ CQ Roll Call/ getty images Another Facebook sounding is on the horizon. Canadian and UK lawmakers have stripped together in a fight against political manipulation online, according to TechCrunch. The two…

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Texas has a long history of problems with Hart eSlate voting machines

During early voting in some Texas districts, a handful of voters reported recognizing their straight-ticket polls changed to endorse the opposing party. Others reported that an issue with the voting machines appeared to remove any selection for U.S. Senate altogether….

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Here are the politicians and Super PACs spending the most money on Facebook

Facebook’s Ad Archive Report stirs “transparency” more meaningful . Image: Omar Marques/ SOPA Images/ LightRocket via Getty Images Facebook has been pulling back the pall on how legislators, super PACs, business, and other entities spend money on its pulpit. On…

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Why Americans have been marching for centuries

Uber will help you find your polling place, and take you there.Image: Ralph Freso/Getty Images Uber can take you to the polls.  In the lead-up to the upcoming midterm elections, the ride-hailing app is helping passengers and drivers get registered…

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Snapchats users are surprisingly old and its telling them to vote

Snapchat is a college favorite more than a high school phenomenon. Only 20 percent of Snapchat’s US users are under 18, down from 22 percent in 2016 as some of its early adopters have now aged up and headed to…

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Instagram will promote mid-term voting with stickers, registration info

Facebook is getting ready to purposefully influence the U.S. mid-term elections after depleting two years trying to safeguard against foreign interference. Instagram plans to run ads in Stories and feed powered by TurboVote that will target all US users over…

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Can Samantha Bee Gamify Getting out the Vote?

Samantha Bee has a problem: 54 percent of her gathering isn’t registered to election. Yes, more than half of the ones who watch Full Frontal–a group that ought to know a thought or two about politics in America by now–never…

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