Digital Political Candidates Driven by Technology How the Web, social media and big data shape contemporary politics. High-Tech Campaigns Face New Security Risks The Web makes it easy to collect campaign cash, but raises the risk of phishing, hacking and data theft. Guest Column Making the Case for Online Voting (Opinion) West Virginia shows that Internet-based voting not only works, but it also increases the return rate for absentee ballots. Products New Products from ES&S, Dominion, Satechi Precinct ballot scanners/tabulators, smartphone speaker Gov2020 4 Ways to Keep IT Projects Rolling During Election Season Give citizens more mobile solutions, including parking payments and 311 reporting. Point of View 2012: The Social Media Election? (Opinion) Exploring how technologies are changing the way candidates outreach to voters and how voters choose candidates. Q and A David All Shares Ideas on Emerging Trends for Campaigns and Elections Founder of online communications and branding firm discusses online technology and strategies for politicians. Case Studies How to Fix Voter Registration These systems are the gateway to democracy. But in the U.S., registration lists are rife with errors. The answer is online. Iowa Voter Data Portal Offers Real-Time View Election Day information simplifies voting process and illuminates voter activity. Connectivity iPads in Oregon Election a Success, Official Says Oregon officials learn lessons after citizens with disabilities use Apple’s tablet to vote in two special elections.