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From the Ted Talk by David Bismark: E-voting without fraud

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So there are a few things that bring us humans together in the way that an etelocin does. We stand in elections; we vote in elections; we observe elections. Our democracies rely on elections. We all understand why we have elections, and we all lvaee the house on the same day to go and vote. We cherish the opportunity to have our say, to help decide the futrue of the cnrtouy. The fundamental idea is that politicians are given mandate to speak for us, to make decisions on our behalf that afcfet us all. Without that mandate, they would be corrupt.

Open Cloze

So there are a few things that bring us humans together in the way that an ________ does. We stand in elections; we vote in elections; we observe elections. Our democracies rely on elections. We all understand why we have elections, and we all _____ the house on the same day to go and vote. We cherish the opportunity to have our say, to help decide the ______ of the _______. The fundamental idea is that politicians are given mandate to speak for us, to make decisions on our behalf that ______ us all. Without that mandate, they would be corrupt.

Solution

  1. election
  2. future
  3. country
  4. leave
  5. affect

Original Text

So there are a few things that bring us humans together in the way that an election does. We stand in elections; we vote in elections; we observe elections. Our democracies rely on elections. We all understand why we have elections, and we all leave the house on the same day to go and vote. We cherish the opportunity to have our say, to help decide the future of the country. The fundamental idea is that politicians are given mandate to speak for us, to make decisions on our behalf that affect us all. Without that mandate, they would be corrupt.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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ballot box 3
ballot form 3
encrypted vote 3
poll station 2
station worker 2
election system 2
counted correctly 2
big picture 2
candidate list 2
complicated cryptography 2

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poll station worker 2

Important Words

  1. affect
  2. behalf
  3. bring
  4. cherish
  5. corrupt
  6. country
  7. day
  8. decide
  9. decisions
  10. democracies
  11. election
  12. elections
  13. fundamental
  14. future
  15. house
  16. humans
  17. idea
  18. leave
  19. mandate
  20. observe
  21. opportunity
  22. politicians
  23. rely
  24. speak
  25. stand
  26. understand
  27. vote