The team that developed DirectRep, the software I used during my run for State Senate, is still working on the project, and they are looking for funding through the Knight Foundation’s News Challenge. Support us by clicking “Applaud” here.
Here is a sample of some of last week’s bills proposed in the Vermont Legislature: H.17: “An act relating to raising the penalties for texting while driving” Sponsors: Malcolm, John W.; McCarthy, Mike; Potter, Dave; Russell, Herb Summary: Increases fines from $100 to $250 and points from 2 to 3 for a first offense and … Continue reading
Thanks to everyone who participated in the campaign, and to the 4097 voters who gave me one of their votes! As the campaign is over, I will be switching this site back over to the “Vermont Election Working Group” and focus on: Future and ongoing uses of the Directrep platform Improvements to Vermont’s election system … Continue reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 24, 2012 Jeremy Hansen of Berlin, Vermont, a professor of computer science and independent candidate for Vermont’s State Senate representing Washington County announced today that he would accept campaign contributions in the form of Bitcoin, a digital currency. After verifying the digital currency’s appropriateness with both the Vermont Secretary of State’s … Continue reading