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Thoughtful About “Virtual Voting”:

“…it’s hard to avoid the conclusion that Arizonans with

home Internet access enjoyed a tremendous voting advantage

in this primary. Yes, unwired Arizonans were encouraged to

vote at libraries and other community centers scattered around

the state. But essentially none did. Several librarians told me

that not a single person came to vote by Net during the

four-day remote-voting period. By the party’s own estimate,

90 percent of the Internet votes were cast by people voting

from home or work—and that population is disproportionately

white…” [Slate]

Uncategorized

Thoughtful About “Virtual Voting”:

“…it’s hard to avoid the conclusion that Arizonans with

home Internet access enjoyed a tremendous voting advantage

in this primary. Yes, unwired Arizonans were encouraged to

vote at libraries and other community centers scattered around

the state. But essentially none did. Several librarians told me

that not a single person came to vote by Net during the

four-day remote-voting period. By the party’s own estimate,

90 percent of the Internet votes were cast by people voting

from home or work—and that population is disproportionately

white…” [Slate]