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Entrepeneur lauds online voting in Estonia as the future

    Entrepeneur lauds online voting in Estonia as the future

Noted internet entrepreneur Kalev Leetaru recently cited the Estonian online voting system saying that the ability it gives to voters to cast their vote and verify it by using two different [...]

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e-Democracy and the empowerment of citizens

    e-Democracy and the empowerment of citizens

Photo courtesy of: http://beyondthe.eu/e-democracy-ukraine/Political observers who are quick to spot movements just bubbling under the surface have recently taken notice of how e-Democracy is enabling more and more citizens to [...]

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Study confirms very high acceptability of internet voting among Toronto voters

    Study confirms very high acceptability of internet voting among Toronto voters

A recent survey of Toronto voters showed an extremely high support for internet voting, with as much as 98% of respondents saying that they are likely to again vote online [...]

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Identification tech crucial in e-Governance – Estonian president

    Identification tech crucial in e-Governance – Estonian president

Speaking at the Tallinn e-Governance Conference last May, Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves underscored the importance of a reliable identification technology in ensuring better e-Government services."I believe that the role [...]

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The case for election technology

    The case for election technology

Antonio Mugica, CEO and founder of Smartmatic, recently published an article titled “The Case for election Technology” in the European View journal. According to Mugica, despite the ubiquity of technology in [...]

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UK counting on online voting to stem voter apathy and increase turnout

    UK counting on online voting to stem voter apathy and increase turnout

The digital space has all but overrun every aspect of life in the United Kingdom. The rapid growth of digital business in the country strengthens Britain position as one of [...]

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7 reasons not to ditch the electoral technology debate in the UK just yet

    7 reasons not to ditch the electoral technology debate in the UK just yet

The UK general election might be over but the debate on electoral technology remains relevant. Here are 7 good reasons to keep discussing the role technology could play in UK elections.1. [...]

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Edmonton is working to include internet voting in the next municipal elections

    Edmonton is working to include internet voting in the next municipal elections

Edmonton's executive committee voted to request the province to allow online voting. A report was brought to the committee at the petition of council Andrew Knack, highlighting what it would [...]

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