Paper #2: Online Voting
CJN 721: e-Communities and the Digital Divide
Do you think voting in primaries or elections on the internet is a good
idea? Please do read
as background for your response.
Then please identify:
Please keep this under 4 pages.
Cite sources as appropriate. Rough drafts read free of charge.
- Whether you think online
voting is a good idea.
- What you can identify as
the advantages and the disadvantages of online voting in U.S. politics.
- What could be done to remove
the disadvantages and enhance the advantages.
- In general, what further
advantages or disadvantages would voting online pose to lesser-developed
- Design what you believe
is the optimum scenario for incorporating technology like the Internet
into the democratic voting process.
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Department of Communication and
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Last updated 4 October 2007