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Fri Apr 22, 2016, 03:44 PM

Utah's e-caucus mess: why online voting in the state Cruz swept was so flawed

Source: The Guardian

Utah's e-caucus mess: why online voting in the state Cruz swept was so flawed

Andrew Gumbel in Los Angeles
Friday 22 April 2016 20.08 BST

One month after the Utah presidential caucuses, the state Republican party still has not published its final results as evidence amasses of a breakdown in the party’s new online voting system as well as email and other communication failures.

The 22 March caucus, which moved the reliably red state’s place in the presidential calendar up by three months, was notable for Ted Cruz’s lopsided victory and the firewall the national party hoped Cruz could establish to block Donald Trump’s path to the nomination.

But the caucus also offered the kind of electoral dysfunction that Trump has repeatedly characterized as a “rigged system” – a private party election without state oversight and with little transparency about either its conduct or its exact outcome.

Days after stories of different sorts of electoral dysfunction emerged from New York and Arizona, Utah’s Republican party appears to be in disarray, with state and local party officials pointing fingers at each other as they gear up for this weekend’s state convention.

As of Friday, the state party’s website still linked to a results tally from 24 March showing 88.68% of precincts reporting, with some counties’ counts as low as 45%.

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Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/apr/22/ted-cruz-utah-republican-caucus-online-voting-problems

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Fri Apr 22, 2016, 03:48 PM

1. on line voting is the most easily manipulated

with blackboxes coming in 2nd


illinois activists have found the chicago boe falsifying the required 5% audit

they need our support

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