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Dec. 02, 2016: We saw this one coming: Lawsuit filed against Wisconsin recount on equal protection grounds; Wisconsin allowing wide variations in how the ballots are counted. … lawsuit filed against Michigan recounts as well … links  Dec. 01, 2016: Increasing Wisconsin recount  red flags: Outagamie County Wisconsin double whammy: reported wrong results on Election Night and now refuses to allow human eyes on the recount ballots … Also, seeing scattered reports that the certified Pennsylvania results dropped about one-third of Trump’s votes from the unofficial totals.  …  links
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Elections in the United States

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LAST UPDATED [12/15/13] – The next general election in the US is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 4 2014. Throughout 2014 leading up to the general election, primary elections will be held in each state, with considerable variation in dates. Greatest risk areas: Centralization of vote reporting and voting machine programming, with over 99 percent of all votes counted out of…

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Elections in Afghanistan

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LAST UPDATED [12/04/13] – The next election in Afghanistan is scheduled for April 5, 2014. Greatest risk areas: violence, and a national climate of corruption, from the President to the cop on the local street corner. RATINGS – Freedom: “Not free” rating 6 on a scale of 1-6, with 6 being least free.1 – Election Risk: Highest, rated 10 on…

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2013-06-24 (WY) Reporter arrested for voting as felon after reporting voting machine inaccuracies

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A news director for Bighorn Radio Network, who reported on some troubling programming problems with local voting machines during the 2012 general election, was arrested a few months later on charges that he had voted as a felon; He had been convicted for burglary in 1993 in another state and had served out a suspended sentence and probation. Twenty years…

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Political Corruption

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“As the lines of authority with the government erode, so too do traditional authority structures . . . eventually all that is left to hold society together is that someday it may be your day to get yours.” — Nuhu Ribadu, Nigeria 1 Corruption is the abuse of public office for private or political gain. Electoral corruption is interference with…

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2013-04-23 (WY) – Some Wyoming voting machine maintenance costs double, triple

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While going through Black Box Voting archived materials from 2002-2013, I found several old items for which the links are now dead. When possible, I’ve tried to locate working links; in the case below, now I’ve got questions. The original link led to notes from the Minutes of the Proceedings, Board of County Commissioners, for Laramie County Wyoming, which are…

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