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Biometrics, a part of the future of electronic voting

    Biometrics, a part of the future of electronic voting

Voter impersonation has been an ever-present threat to election integrity for centuries. Fortunately, recent developments in biometric technology are yielding positive results when it comes to authenticating voters efficiently. In 2009 [...]

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Israel eyes electronic voting

    Israel eyes electronic voting

While no date has been set for elections yet, the Central Elections Commission of Israel has been preparing for weeks for the possibility of early elections. And one of the [...]

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Advocacy group hopes i-Voting will improve turnout in UK

    Advocacy group hopes i-Voting will improve turnout in UK

In a trend that is being observed in most democracies around the world, the United Kingdom is also struggling with increasing voter apathy.  A study has found out that while [...]

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Electronic voting as a teaching tool

    Electronic voting as a teaching tool

England’s University College London (EUC) is bringing e-voting to the classroom. The system to be implemented is very easy to use. Teachers will ask simple choice question that students answer anonymously [...]

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A recap of Internet voting in Switzerland

Switzerland has been experimenting with Internet voting for many years. In 2000, the Swiss confederate government invited interested cantons to participate in the development of their own remote electronic voting [...]

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Peru readies to implement electronic voting

    Peru readies to implement electronic voting

The electoral commission of Peru, called the Oficina Nacional de Procesos Electorales (ONPE), recently approved the legal framework necessary to begin implementing e-voting for binding national elections. In a document published [...]

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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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