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Election security at higher risk in high-turnout election

High voter turnout is widely predicted in November, which is always good news for democracy. The bad news for democracy is that many voters are worried about election security and might not trust the eventual outcome of the presidential election. Concerns include voting machines that could be hacked, voter suppression, voter fraud, and widespread dissemination […]

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Iowa caucuses need to bite the dust

The complete meltdown in tallying results at the Iowa caucuses means officials should decide on the only viable course of action: It’s time to get rid of the outmoded practice of holding caucuses. Iowa has selfishly prided itself on its first-in-the-nation status, and the state’s voters have come to expect the chance to meet all […]

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Sanders vs. Clinton: Idealist vs. pragmatist? Or revolution vs. establishment?

Finally–it’s the Iowa caucuses. Then at least we won’t have to evaluate which polls are right in Iowa. You’ve got the CNN/ORC Poll that shows Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders with a comfortable lead of eight points. Or the Loras College Poll that shows former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in front by 29 (!) points […]

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