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How many people saw Russian campaign ads? And maybe were influenced by them?

From 538 Significant Digits: 10 million Estimated number of Facebook users who saw 2016 political ads paid for by Russian entities. That’s what $100,000 for 3,000 ads buys you. [The Wall Street Journal]

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Federal government must produce overarching standards for elections and voting

Which is what I suggested when I got scared by reading the New York Times article on the 2016 Russian hacking and election snafus in North Carolina. A simple idea, right? It’s one role I think the federal government takes … Continue reading

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Bitter laughter: the 2016 election, voters rights and Canada

I’m quite behind in my Harper’s hard copy reading. Ergo, I opened the January 2017 edition only last night. (What can I say? I’ve been busy. Or something.) I picked up these three items from the Index, Harper’s one page … Continue reading

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