Voting is the process of gathering opinions of a mass of people about various questions and the necessity of performing various actions. Voting is an important part of a democracy, crucial to the election process, and for formalizing society’s opinion about various laws, events and processes. The honesty and transparency of voting is a subject for many fields of study and is very important for the protection of the legitimacy of holder of the vote. Voting on blockchain is one of the most promising implementations of technology into the voting process because of blockchains immunity to censorship and protection from being changed after the process. Online voting may implement blockchain to redistribute server functions between many peers and get rid of a central authority. Voting systems are also implemented into blockchains themselves, like in Ethereum, which has voting system for making decisions about the future of the platform.
For the first time ever, the results of a U.S. presidential election have been recorded on a blockchain. But is the data valid?
Election dilemma: Putting data on blockchain doesn’t mean it’s correct
Russian elections were deemed a success, but this platform is targeted at corporate clients.
Waves Enterprise releases blockchain voting platform to the public
“I haven't yet seen a blockchain system that I would trust with a county-fair jellybean count, much less a presidential election.”
MIT cybersecurity experts do not trust blockchain-based voting systems
There is a way to give the voting system greater legitimacy and veracity: backing it with blockchain technology.
Blockchain voting is the alternative for trusted democratic elections
The new system will bring blockchain security and immutability to local elections as well as reinforce Tsukuba City’s "smart city" initiative
Japanese firm Layer X Labs develops blockchain-based e-voting protocol
Binance’s CEO Changpeng Zhao and Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin believe blockchain-based voting apps would significantly improve current voting systems.
CZ and Vitalik agree blockchain-based voting is a must
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