[EM] Appeal for better weblog polling (Electorama)

Rob Lanphier robla at robla.net
Fri Dec 5 01:28:02 PST 2003

Hi all,

I'm all giddy because I've received the first external submission to the 
Electorama weblog (http://electorama.com/)

Here's an excerpt:
Crude Polling Hampers Sophisticated Political Discussions 
wegerje writes: "/Internet based political discussion has become quite 
fashionable these days. The onset of the U.S. political season combined 
with the explosion of weblogs (Blogs) has created vibrant political 
websites. [..] A quick survey of the polls by anyone familiar with 
voting systems will soon reveal a glaring weakness among them, namely 
the acute need for multiple-choice and ranked polls./" Read more for an 
appeal to create better software for weblog polls.


I'm not sure if the author (Jeff Wegerson) is on this list, but his 
contact info is in the article, and I would presume he'll monitor a 
discussion up on Electorama should one develop.


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