Professor Dan Wallach at Rice University recently gave his students some electronic voting machines. They weren’t the actual machines, but they were close. He’s one of four academics who has played with the source code for the commercial voting machine companies. He told the kids to figure out ways to rig them to return favorable results for their candidate. And they did.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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