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The real reason Norway ended its electronic voting experiment

E-voting experiments end in Norway amid security fears. Or at least, that’s how the BBC reported events last Friday (27 June, 2014).However Norway’s Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation was [...]

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Namibia to adopt electronic voting

    Namibia to adopt electronic voting

Namibian authorities are considering implementing electronic voting for the country's presidential and National Assembly elections to be held later this year.To contribute to a successful adoption process, researchers at Namibia's [...]

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Libya’s elections, in numbers

    Libya’s elections, in numbers

Photo: Reuters1.5 million registered voters10,087 overseas registered voters1,734 candidates are vying for seats in the new parliament, the House of Representatives. It will replace the General National Congress, which has [...]

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Estonia to share its Internet voting experience

    Estonia to share its Internet voting experience

Smartmatic, world leader in electronic voting, and Cybernetica, the Estonian R&D lab that built the original Internet voting system used in Estonia, recently announced the creation of a centre to [...]

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Romero Hicks: Mexican electronic voting will be ready in 2018

    Romero Hicks: Mexican electronic voting will be ready in 2018

While on a trip to Chicago, senator Juan Carlos Romero Hicks made some interesting declarations about the possibility of voting for Mexicans living abroad: "In 2018, Mexicans living abroad will [...]

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UK Commons Speaker: “E-voting would not be an earth shattering step.”

    UK Commons Speaker: “E-voting would not be an earth shattering step.”

John Bercow, House of Commons Speaker, has said that e-voting in polling stations or at home would not be an earth-shattering innovation.Well, actually, it would if you look at it [...]

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Islamabad general elections to use electronic voting

On June 5, the Election Commission of Pakistan (EPC) announced their intention to use adopt voting technology for the 2018 general elections.Although the Sindh government’s intention was to implement technology [...]

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Catalonia to hold referendum on independence

    Catalonia to hold referendum on independence

Catalonia, an autonomous region in the northwest part of Spain, has scheduled a non-binding referendum in November 2014. The exercise is meant to assess the pulse of Catalonians about the [...]

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