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Massive unemployment fraud reminds us that online signature gathering is a terrible idea

Excerpt: The last thing anyone who cares about the integrity of our democracy should want to do is lessen public confidence in elections, which is exactly what would happen if online signature gathering were to be permitted.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Elections, Technology
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Starting in 2017, WA initiatives will require an additional 13,250 valid signatures to qualify

Excerpt: Begin­ning in 2017, the num­ber of sig­na­tures required to secure a spot on Wash­ing­ton’s statewide bal­lot will be increas­ing to near­ly 260,000, the Sec­re­tary of State’s office announced in an advi­so­ry today, The increase is a con­se­quence of turnout in the Wash­ing­ton’s 2016 guber­na­to­r­i­al elec­tion. The Wash­ing­ton State Con­sti­tu­tion says that the sig­na­ture require­ment for […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
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