Voting Arcade
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New York's voting machines are so old that they were already out of date when the first video game, Pong, hit the market over three decades ago. Embark on a tour of New York's broken down voting system with a nostalgic journey thorough Gotham Gazette's versions of ancient video games. September 9, 2004

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* If you were at a real arcade these games would cost you a quarter. Please consider donating to Gotham Gazette. Thanks! *

Hanging Pong

Introduction to the voting arcade
Play Game

Donkey Con (Elephant Evasion)

Battle the Incumbent Protection Racket
Play Game

Dig Dug Kellner

Dig up the obstacles and find your polling place
Play Game

Political Action Committee Man

Chase the money!
Play Game


The gerrymandering game
Play Game

Voter Kombat

You vs. the voting machine
Play Game

Learn More:

Incumbent Protection Racket (Donkey Con)

Find Your Polling Place (Dig Dug Kellner)

Political Action Committees (PACman)

Gerrymandering (Poli-Tetris)

Voting Machines (Voter Kombat)