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The growing popularity of i-voting in Estonia

    The growing popularity of i-voting in Estonia

As the 2015 Estonian Riigikogu (Parliament) elections draw closer, voters across the globe will begin looking up to those citizens who seem to have one foot in the future, and [...]

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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 continues to gain traction worldwide

    Internet voting continues to gain traction worldwide

The success of internet voting in Estonia, as well as successful experiences in Switzerland , the US, Canada and several other countries are a good indicator that the electorate is warming up [...]

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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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Internet and postal voting, a shared past

    Internet and postal voting, a shared past

14 years ago, in the wake of the 2000 general elections, Americans had to wait 37 days to learn who their leader was. The closest presidential election in US history [...]

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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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An introduction to absentee voting

Absentee voting is performed by someone unable to attend the polling location to which they’ve been allocated. Increasing access to it is seen as one way to increase voter turnout. [...]

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