e-voting


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e-voting

the application of electronic technology to cast and count votes in an election

e-voting

(Electronic-Voting) Using a computer-based machine to display an election ballot and tabulate the vote. Using touchscreens as the data entry method, these devices are very controversial because they do not provide a paper trail for auditing. Without an audit trail, there is no simple way of detecting a programming error or hack. Starting in 2004, e-voting machines have been used for approximately 25% of all votes cast in presidential elections. See GEMS.
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From the registration of candidates, to the verification of the systems through early auditing, to the immediate validation and broadcasting of the results, our e-voting system worked flawlessly", Mugica said.
The members opting for e-voting shall have to appoint the intermediary, nominated by the company, as their proxy.
Minister for Overseas Pakistanis showed his keen interest in extending e-Voting facility for Overseas Pakistanis.
Others said e-voting system facilitated the voting process and expressed hope candidates will respect promises they have made before the voting.
It will pilot e-voting in one ward during the upcoming DCC polls.
He said: "A process is being put in place, including discussions with the supplier, to address the disposal of the e-voting and counting equipment and termination of storage arrangements.
The artist believes e-voting is not reliable, and could be corrupted by computer hackers.
An e-voting scheme run by Stratford-on-Avon District Council in Warwickshire produced mixed results.
UK-based e-business and web site solutions provider Shopcreator has launched its E-Voting solution for adding voting options to a web site.
ELECTRONIC voting pilot schemes appear to have been a success in last week's English local elections, with 21% of voters in e-voting pilot areas using new methods to cast their vote in the local elections However, there were no similar trials in the Welsh Assembly elections last week, where the turnout of 38% has prompted calls for voting to be made easier.
During the May local elections, Liverpool experimented with e-voting in Everton and Church wards.
Stephen Judson, policy manager at the Electoral Commission, believes e-voting helped to encourage voters.