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Paul Fidalgo is the communications director for FairVote, the Center for Voting and Democracy.

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SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, August 20, 2009
Report: Widely Used Voting Machine Missed 0.4% of Ballots Proving the value of transparency and redundancy in ballot-counting, an independent rescanning of ballots cast in the May 5, 2009 elections in Aspen (CO) showed that the voting machines used for the initial vote count entirely missed 11 (0.4%) out of the 2,544 ballots cast.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 28, 2009
Swing States Still Get All The Love Thanks to the anachronistic Electoral College, it remains in a sitting president's interest to continue the long, long dance with those who brought him, leaving a dance hall full of wallflowers who can only watch the courtship from afar. Do our presidents care about the whole country? Of course. Does our system lead them to act otherwise? Let's go to the numbers.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, June 18, 2009
New Jersey, Virginia and other States of Flux The hard numbers show that presidential elections can be close to irrelevant when it comes to projecting results in gubernatorial elections. Here, for once, all politics really is local.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 29, 2009
Get 'Em (Ready to Vote) While They're Young A movement is growing within the states to swing the doors of our democracy wide open, encouraging and facilitating the active participation of young people in the electoral process.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, October 24, 2007
FairVote to Host Major Pro-Democracy Conference FairVote, along with leaders of the country's top electoral reform and media reform groups, are giving democracy advocates the chance to get informed, get involved, and get connected at the Claim Democracy 2007 conference, November 9th to 11th at the University of the District of Columbia.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, June 27, 2007
Carcieri Should Sign Voter Pre-registration for Rhode Island The Rhode Island state legislature has passed pre-registration for young voters, and Gov. Carcieri should find the wisdom to sign it.
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, June 23, 2007
Give Rhode Island's Young Voters a Hand Rhode Island has a second chance to bring more young people into the democratic process with advance voter registration.