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Time to Vote Online – Make It Your Own Awards – from the Case Foundation

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

The Case Foundation just released the 20 finalists out of 5,000 applicants for the Make It Your Own Awards. You can vote here:
This innovate program (I was among the judges selecting the 20 finalists) is also a very interesting exercise in online voting. You can’t just go online and choose one winner, you need [...]

Conference – Avance Tecnologico y e-Democracia en Mexico – 21 Nov 2007 – Mexico City

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

I’ll be keynoting one of the first major e-democracy conferences in Mexico next week on Wednesday, November 21st in Mexico City.
The full day seminar is being organized by the independent organization that runs Mexico’s federal elections – Instituto Federal Electoral. For details in Mexico, call ext. 108 see this site for details: [...]

Job – US Voter Guide Toolkit Campaign Leader – e-thePeople

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

Anyone looking for a job? Know a good candidate?
Apply or pass this along.
Steven Clift
From: Michael Weiksner []
Sent: Monday, October 22, 2007 9:26 PM
Subject: Can you recommend someone for this job: Voter Guide Toolkit Campaign Leader at
I am writing to ask for your help.
I am recruiting project manager for our election initiative in 2008. [...]

Finally, a “Netroots” Online US Presidential Debate –

Friday, October 19th, 2007

NOTE: This is my first cross-posted blog post as part of the Knight News Challenge to both DoWire.Org and the Media Shift Idea Lab blog.
On my Democracies Online blog I shared my dismay about the so-called online candidate debates thus far this election cycle. With E-Democracy.Org we hosted the first online candidate debate back in [...]

The Anti-Democratic Debate – Yahoo and partners run 17th online candidate debate

Sunday, September 16th, 2007

OK, I’m ticked.
Back in 1994 Scott Aikens and I put together the world’s first online candidate debate as part of Minnesota E-Democracy. It was a state level debate. Today, E-Democracy.Org has a resource center on e-debates here:
In 2000, I worked on the general election Web White & Blue Presidential Rolling Cyber Debate in which [...]

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