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Is it time to introduce electronic voting for UK elections?

    Is it time to introduce electronic voting for UK elections?

In our blog, we’ve asked ourselves this very same question in previous posts when addressing the UK and the many other nations in which Internet use is so pervasive that casting a ballot [...]

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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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Internet voting = Postal voting 2.0

    Internet voting = Postal voting 2.0

As early as 1999, in the midst of the dot-com bubble, Bill Clinton sent a memorandum directing the National Science Foundation to study the potential of Internet voting: “The Director of [...]

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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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Internet Voting and the threat of vote buying and vote selling

    Internet Voting and the threat of vote buying and vote selling

Vote buying and vote selling are some of the earliest known forms of electoral fraud. The reason why it’s been so pervasive througout time is simple, any time a voter [...]

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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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