The “No PhotoID” solution to Voter Fraud

The election’s been over for just over a week, and we’re already getting the claims that “if only there’d been VoterID laws, the result might have been different”. The latest is the Co-Chair of the Wisconsin Romney campaign, Alberta Darling, who claims things might have been different, if one judge hadn’t struck it down (and […]
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Breaking the 2-Party Two-step (2012 edition)

The Following is from the book No Safe Harbor, and is an updated version of the piece that was published here two years ago, on election day 2010. The first Tuesday in November is election day. It is a day when people all over the country go out, and exercise democracy. In some countries, the […]
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[LIVE] 2012 Dutch Parliamentary Elections

The Dutch elections are here and it looks like it might be the final win Pirates have been looking for. They’ve managed to get seats int he European Partliament, in state and local elections, but to date seats in a national parliament have eluded pirates. However, the dutch Pirate Party, Piratenpartij, has been forcast to […]
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HEY PEOPLE! Embrace Facts, Don’t Fear Them

In the age of social media, especially in the run up to an election, people are being bombarded with all kinds of images promoting a political message.People will pass on ones that subscribe to their political ideology, but it’s important to fact-check before you hit ‘retweet’ or ‘share’ a photo to your timeline. Not all […]
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[LIVE] – Pirate Party Elections in Greece and Schleswig-Holstein

It seems like only yesterday it was the UK election, and now there’s two; a national one in Greece, and a state election in Germany.. Going to try and give you the best coverage possible, from a pirate perspective. We’ve included a number of pannelists from around the Pirate Party, and between that and twitter, […]
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LIVEBLOGGING: Uk Pirate Party Local Elections 2012

Because of the fun of the last liveblogging session, I’m going to try and liveblog the election. Mostly, it’ll using on the 8 candidates put up by the UK Pirate Party, but also Steve Radford’s (Liberal party) campaign, for Mayor of Liverpool – the man who got me started in politics. Because of the fun […]
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