Voting News

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.
News
Computer scientist Ronald Rivest has said that blockchain is not the right technology for voting, although it can find proper application in a number of other a...
MIT Professor: Blockchain Is Good on Its Own but Not Good for Voting
Ana Alexandre
2020-02-28T18:23:49+00:00
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Kaspersky unveiled a prototype of a new machine which allows voters to check that their votes have been recorded.
Cybersecurity Company Kaspersky Debuts Blockchain-Based Voting Machine
Turner Wright
2020-02-28T04:59:00+00:00
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India’s citizens will soon be able to cast votes from outside their city of registration thanks to a blockchain-based system.
India’s Citizens Will Vote With Blockchain, Election Commissioner Says
Adrian Zmudzinski
2020-02-17T14:24:00+00:00
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CEO of Overstock has issued a statement supporting blockchain in voting in response to the technology’s recently published vulnerabilities claims.
After MIT Find Vulnerabilities, Medici Ventures Defends Blockchain Voting App Voatz
Ana Alexandre
2020-02-14T15:31:00+00:00
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Major blockchain voting app Voatz says that the Shadow smartphone app used in the Iowa Democratic caucus is not mobile voting.
App Used in Iowa Caucus Isn’t Mobile Voting, Blockchain Voting App Says
Helen Partz
2020-02-05T15:10:00+00:00
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Expert Take
Electronic voting is gaining more trust and becoming more secure and reliable through emerging blockchain technology.
Electronic Voting With Blockchain: An Experience From Naples, Italy
Guest Authors
2020-02-03T20:00:00+00:00
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Interview
Catalonia has emerged as one of the regions most interested in adopting blockchain in its administration. Cointelegraph speaks to the man behind the push, Danie...
Interview With Daniel Marco on the State of Blockchain in Catalonia
Alex Cohen
2020-01-15T11:35:00+00:00
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Virginia’s state legislature looks to study blockchain technology in a bid to protect voter records and election results.
US State of Virginia Legislature Looks to Blockchain for Elections
Joeri Cant
2020-01-06T21:14:00+00:00
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