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Facebook doing its bit for democracy

Facebook doing its bit for democracy

By 6 May 2010

British Facebook users aged 18 or over are being greeted with an election ticker as they log on to the site today, as the social networking giant uses its reach to keep the election at the forefront of people's minds. By clicking the "I Voted" button... >>

The technology behind the opinion polls

The technology behind the opinion polls

By 5 May 2010

Whether you believe they're gospel or it's a case of lies, damn lies and statistics, you have to appreciate the power of the opinion poll. They have politicians quaking with fear and can even be the very fuel to make their own predictions come true. So,... >>

Lib Dems urge you to Geek the Vote

Lib Dems urge you to Geek the Vote

By 21 April 2010

The General Election bun-fight continues apace, and the Lib Dems aim to further capitalise on Nick Clegg's good showing on the first televised debate by using the power of the 'net. One demographic the party is directly targeting is the good, old-fashioned,... >>

UK Election jumps on the social-networking bandwagon

UK Election jumps on the social-networking bandwagon

By 11 April 2010

Social networking site Facebook and video sharing site YouTube will be hosting a "Digital Debate", which will give potential voters the chance to put questions to the three main party leaders in the lead up to the UK general election. In a bid to convince... >>

e-Voting not to be implemented until 2010

e-Voting not to be implemented until 2010

By 27 October 2008

Following on from concerns about security, the Government has opted not to move over to an e-voting system next year. Michael Wills, the minister for justice, has now gone on the record stating: "The Government does not plan to introduce e-voting for... >>

Fears for E-voting security

Fears for E-voting security

By 2 May 2007

The local elections this week will see 12 councils trial voting over the internet, however the government is still hesitant over security. The Department of Constitutional Affairs (DCA) rolling out the first test is aware that there are security loop... >>


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