Michigan's Vote: An Online Test

This Saturday's Democratic contest in Michigan will be more than just another dogfight--and a place where Howard Dean plans to make a stand. The face-off will be the biggest test yet of what could be the wave of the future for U.S. elections: Internet voting. Michiganites will be able to cast their ballots the traditional way at 600 polling places, but they can also, for the first time, choose to vote on the Internet. Any registered voter can fill out an online application, which is checked against registration rolls. A ballot is then mailed, and the voter can either return it...

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