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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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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Jared Kushner is registered to vote in New York as a woman

Jared Kushner meditating how many forms he’s messed up in his lifetime . Image: Olivier Douliery-Pool/ Getty Images Today’s surreal show encircling the Trump family is that Jared Kushner — you know, the spouse of Ivanka who used his private…

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