Sandy-Soaked New Jerseyans Will Be Able to Vote by Email

Rather than let a hurricane disenfranchise thousands of displaced New Jersey residents, Governor Chris Christie has given a green-light for voting by email or fax. Are the security concerns? Sure. But if you're going to pilot a e-voting program, at least it's in a situation that has no other choice, and that isn't… » 11/04/12 11:30am 11/04/12 11:30am

Disabled Citizens in Oregon Are Voting With iPads

Physically impaired Oregonians are using iPads to vote in today's election after the new system was introduced to help voters who can't fill out traditional forms. Election workers armed with tablets and portable printers will be stopping in parks, nursing homes and community centers in five of the state's counties to… » 11/08/11 9:20pm 11/08/11 9:20pm

Easily Find Your Polling Place Via Google Maps

If you've navigated the tangle of state, city or local election board websites, you know how much they suck. And if you've lost the little reminder you get in the mail (my mailbox is full of spiders and credit card offers; I don't open it), Google has created a custom map to help you find your polling place on… » 10/23/08 5:45pm 10/23/08 5:45pm

Please Vote for Gizmodo in the 2008 Bloggies

As Brian said yesterday, we've been nominated for the 2008 Bloggies in the categories of Best Tech Blog, Lifetime Achievement and Best Design. Really do feel like we do fantastic work around here, not just in the stuff he pointed out yesterday, but stuff like our Very Very NSFW Porn Convention Adventure and our other … » 1/31/08 4:12pm 1/31/08 4:12pm

Vote For Giz: Not Too Proud to Beg Like Doggies Humping USB Drives

The old Giz doesn't ask for much, but all we need are a few more votes for us in the 2006 Weblog Awards. We're almost in front, just behind that AOL organization that rhymes with Bob Saget. Please vote for the Giz for Best Technology Blog. Tomorrow (Friday) at midnight is the deadline, and you can vote once every 24… » 12/14/06 6:33pm 12/14/06 6:33pm