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Senate Write-in Candidates Rarely Win, But It Has Happened

Senate Write-in Candidates Rarely Win, But It Has Happened

Just two write-in candidates have been elected to the Senate. How likely could another write-in candidate's chances be? Find out at HowStuffWorks.


Author's Note

Voting is a huge, heavy topic, but I had fun researching some of the more unusual election systems out there in the world. The U.S. isn't the only country skeptical of electronic voting systems, but I'm glad the government is pushing ahead with them. I'd love to see how a system like Estonia's Internet voting would work in a larger country. How many millions of citizens would vote thanks to the convenience? Security is essential, but the sooner we can move to a system like that, the better!

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