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Issue: Electronic Electorate
Electronic electorate refers to the use of the Internet as a forum for organizing, discussing, and maintaining both grassroot and mainstream political movements.

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Blind Ballots: Web Sites of U.S. Political Candidates Censored by Censorware
Web sites of numerous politicians were found to be blocked by filtering software, which is used in tens of thousands of schools and libraries across the country, Peacefire.org, November 7, 2000

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GOP.org Web Site Hacked
Just hours before the polls opened on Tuesday, a computer intruder defaced the Republican National Committee’s Web site with a pro-Al Gore message, MSNBC.com, November 7, 2000
Lots more coverage at attrition.org

E-Mail Part of the Effort to Turn Out the Voters
E-mail appears to have taken its place alongside more traditional vote-raising efforts, New York Times, November 6, 2000

How the Presidential Candidates Stand on Technology Issues
Each presidential campaign was queried on 20 top technology issues, including whether the government should tax Internet sales or pay for wiring schools, and whether e-mail deserves First Amendment protection, CNN.com, November 3, 2000

Still Undecided? Candidates' Sites May Close Deal
If you're one of those key swing voters, or a major party type who still isn't sure whether Al Gore or George Bush is for you, the Web can help, Philadelphia Gay News, November 3-9, 2000

The Impact of the Internet On Representational Democracy
Stephanie Vance offers her point of view on topics such as: Has the Internet really led us to the brink of direct democracy? Or are the communications that are coming through these sites merely adding to the white noise that permeates Capitol Hill?, LLRX.com, November 1, 2000

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Elephants Romp on Web
Cyberspace is ruled by elephants, according to a new poll that says Republicans outnumber Democrats on the Web, CBS Marketwatch, September 28, 2000

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Parties' Web Sites Are Poopers
CBS Marketwatch quotes MediaMetrix statistics on visits to electoral party web sites, August 24, 2000

Web Co's Combat Anti-Semitism
Associated Press story on online anti-semitism in wake of nomination of Lieberman as Democratic Vice Presidential candidate, as appearing in the Las Vegas Sun, August 9, 2000

Resources for voters supportive of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.

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