in the news: Web site offers to sell U.S. presidential votes, Web site offering to sell votes shut down, Vote-selling website to be revived, possibly offshore Close Vote? You Can Bid On It, Voteauction Bids the Dust, Austrian Takes Bids on U.S. Votes

NY1 News: Website to Make It Possible to Sell Your Vote Online

USA Today: Votes Up For Auction Draw Official Inquiries

ABC News: Personal (Campaign) Finance Buy This Vote!

Washington Post: Buy This Vote! (same article as

Minnesota Public Radio's Future Tense: Sell Your Vote (real audio file)

The Industry Standard: Wanna Buy My Vote? Fuhgeddaboutit

Transfert: Voter, c'est facile et ça peut rapporter gros ! ; Votes aux enchères : suite et… fin

Auction watch: Straight Talk from

Voting Integrity Project: VIP Reports - Going, Going .... Gone!

Fox 4 News, Kansas City: founder, James Baumgartner, phone interview. 8/23/00 (not available online)

KPIX, San Francisco: not available online

Associated Press: Web Sites Offer Votes For Sale

Metroland, Albany, NY: How Much Is That Voter In The Window? (9/1/00 - not available online.)

Salt Lake Tribune: Auction Gives New Meaning to "Check Here"

California Secretary of State: Jones Issues Warning Against On-line Vote Buying Schemes

Fortune Small Business: American Cynicism, 101

August 28, 2000: re-launches with added features to better serve the user.

August 22, 2000: is sold to an Austrian Holding company for an undisclosed sum.