How Bush Won The 2004 Presidential Election

Sandeep S. Atwal
August 4, 2003
Add to My MSN

Content Tools

Related Content

Six Elections to Watch in 2009

Now that the U.S. presidential contest is finally over, GOOD magazine suggests that people turn thei...

Election ’08: And Now, a Brief Look at Countries that Aren’t America

What are the five most important votes taking place this year? If your answers included “South Carol...

Looking Presidential More Important Than Being Presidential

Updated: In elections, researchers have found that looking presidential may be more important than a...

How to Write a One-Page Wonder

The good people at Idiots' Books have invented a new (and delightful) way to tell stories....

'Purging voter lists is just the beginning: the U.S. has embraced a form of electronic voting that is unreliable, unverifiable and funded by the radical Christian right,' writes Toronto-based journalist Sandeep S. Atwal, on his weblog Atwal is just one of a growing chorus of voices charging that the move to electronic touch-screen voting machines is a bad idea. 'Voting machines are just as subject to program bugs as other computers, and very tempting for computer hackers,' warns David Dill, a Stanford computer scientist and founder of, who is leading a campaign to fight the spread of touch screen voting machines across the country. Just three companies make the machines that will report most of the 2004 election results -- Diebold, Sequoia, and ES&S, the latter of which is owned in part by Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Nebraska). Many irregularities have already been reported in states that used touch screens in 2002. 'If [the critics'] charges are true, and there is little evidence to contradict their claims,' says Atwal, 'George W. Bush has already won the 2004 election.'
-- Leif Utne

Go there>>How George W. Bush Won The 2004 Presidential Election

Related Links:

Post a comment below.


Pay Now & Save $5!
First Name: *
Last Name: *
Address: *
City: *
State/Province: *
Zip/Postal Code:*
(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here

Want to gain a fresh perspective? Read stories that matter? Feel optimistic about the future? It's all here! Utne Reader offers provocative writing from diverse perspectives, insightful analysis of art and media, down-to-earth news and in-depth coverage of eye-opening issues that affect your life.

Save Even More Money By Paying NOW!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. You save an additional $5 and get 4 issues of Utne Reader for only $31.00 (USA only).

Or Bill Me Later and pay just $36 for 4 issues of Utne Reader!