By Rady Ananda
Free and fair elections constitute the critical issue – all other rights derive from this one. The first step to implement democracy is for citizens to conduct elections. The next step is that the process be completely transparent, unlike what exists today. Hand-counting paper ballots, at the precinct, before all who wish to observe allows everyone to observe the vote count, contrasted with the vote count that occurs inside the electronic “black box.” Here’s how to do it. The Landes Report.