Aug 13, 2019 at 12:24
USA, Italy, and Denmark to Use Blockchain in E-Voting
A good number of countries including the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Italy, Estonia, Ukraine, Denmark and Russia are planning to use blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) to conduct their polls via sophisticated electronic processes and in other vital sectors. As the US presidential elections are getting closer, some blockchain-friendly candidates including Andrew Yang are proposing the use of the technology in e-polling, to avoid vote rigging and manipulation of poll results as what happened in the last elections.
Jul 24, 2019 at 10:58
Napoli to Complete Blockchain Voting System Project
Since April last year, the City of Napoli in Italy, has been closely studying the possibility of using blockchain technology in its voting processes, especially in the municipal system. The project seems to be approaching its successful completion, according to the Facebook post made by a team member of the Votazioni Napoli Blockchain.
Apr 17, 2019 at 13:47
Blockchain to be Used in West Virginia for Voting in 2020
In 2018, West Virginia used the blockchain to conduct voting for a midterm election, and this made it the first U.S state to replace the ballot with a new technology. The state will go forward with the use of blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) in all voting exercises, as stated by Donald Kersey, elections director in the West Virginia Secretary of State’s Office.
Italy Delves into E-Voting Using Blockchain Tech
A lot of society’s resources have been spent to enable the voting process of civil rights. Italy alone spent over €389 million to conduct the 2013 parliamentary elections. It is now investing heavily to enable efficient blockchain-based e-voting in the future.
Italy to Launch Blockchain-Based e-Voting System so Citizens Abroad can Vote
Democratic life can be influenced by innovations such as Blockchain technology, Cryptocurrency, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and others, though there are still many unanswered questions and hunches related to these infant technologies. Now the Italian government wants to apply blockchain to electoral processes in order to enable citizens living across the globe to participate in voting, Fortuneita reports.
Thailand: NECTEC Creates Blockchain-Based e-Voting System
Thai government agency NECTEC has created a distributed ledger technology (DLT)-based solution set to digitalize the voting process in Thailand. The tech unites e-voting in close groups and the traditional balloting. In case 5G is adopted, every voter shall be connected to the voting platform.