Proxy voting services are used by corporations to manage voting decisions and record results reliably when dealing with sensitive issue such as board of directors elections. Other issues dealt with by proxy voting servic... More »

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Set a Windows computer to route network traffic through a proxy server by changing the setting in the Local Area Network Settings dialog under the Connections tab in Internet Properties. You may need permission from your... More »

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A U.S. proxy server is needed when a person requires an intermediary between her web browser and the Internet. These servers can be used for several processes, including improving browsing performance, increasing securit... More »

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The types of ballots used in elections include standard, preferential and approval voting ballots. Voters choose one from a list of candidates in the standard ballot and rank the candidates from their favorite to their l... More »

Typically, the number one issue voters have with electronic voting machines is they are theoretically vulnerable to hacking, because they transmit data via the Internet. On the other hand, a particularly useful advantage... More »

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The calculation of election results varies between different places and different types of elections, but in the United States, a tally of the number of electoral votes that each candidate receives determines the result ... More »

Deviating elections are elections in which a fraction of the majority-party voters temporarily crosses party lines because of the influence of short-term political factors, causing a swing in the results of an election i... More »