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Iowa Officials Hope New App Will Prevent Caucus Vote Miscount

It is a basic premise of democracy: Every vote counts. Unfortunately, the last time Republican voters in Iowa participated in a caucus, some votes were lost because of an error in the reporting process, and they wound up not counting. This time around, Iowa officials are hoping new technology developed by Microsoft will help prevent a repeat of the 2012 disaster.  Microsoft has created a pair of mobile apps, one for each party, to help tally and report caucus results. It’s going...

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