E-Vote-Lution: A History of Voting Machines

Voting Ballot

Voting hasn’t always been a high-tech affair. Sure, you still use a pen and paper to cast your vote in an election in most states, but the high-tech voting machine that scans and documents your choices have only been around for a few years. Before the age of voting machines, things were very different. According… Read more »

Ranked Voting: What Is It and Could It Work for Your Vote?

Ranked Voting

When you voted for who you wanted to become president of the United States, your local representative and any other offices up for election in your area, you didn’t rank all of the candidates based on what order you would vote for them. However, there is some evidence that suggests that ranked voting could be… Read more »

Avoiding Condo and HOA Election Problems

Homeowner Association Election

Condo and homeowner association (HOA) elections are important because they help determine who will be in charge of making and enforcing rules that typically affect a large number of people. Therefore, you should do everything in your power to avoid some of the most common mistakes that are made during condo and HOA elections. It… Read more »

Secure Features Make Electronic Votes More Reliable

Electronic Voting Machine

Electronic voting machines are very convenient when it comes time to tally up votes at the end of an election. Rather than sitting and counting them by hand, electronic votes can be tallied up very quickly and without much effort at all. It’s why many organizations turn to electronic voting machines during elections. However, one… Read more »

Make Your Private Balloting More Accessible

There are few rights that we have that are more important than our right to vote. Every year, millions of Americans show up at polling places for more than just electing politicians; they also vote on their preference for the next ranking individual within their labor unions, credit unions, school boards, community clubs and more…. Read more »

Advantages of Renting Voting Machines

We’ll admit: You probably don’t want to hear too much about elections right now. That’s totally understandable, but we’re not here to talk about the presidential race. Instead, we’re taking a look at voting machines and how they can help you and your organization. At the Honest Ballot Association, we help groups of all sizes… Read more »

Lessons from the Primary Process

To the average American voter, the Electoral College and primary delegate voting systems are slightly mysterious. Many wonder who these people are, and think of the process as not representative and far too complicated. The good people of Maine will decide in November whether they want to become the first state in the nation to… Read more »

New Voting Rights Caucus Striving for Equal Poll Access

A new congressional caucus zeroing in on voting rights formed last week, pledging to educate the public on the various voter suppression tactics since the Supreme Court struck down key provisions of the Voting Rights Act in its 2013 Shelby v. Holder decision. The Voting Rights Caucus, co-chaired by Texas Rep. Mark Veasey, Alabama Rep. Terri Sewell and Rep…. Read more »