Romanian authorities announced that an e-voting platform will be implemented for the December parliamentary elections. This platform should make it easier for Romanians residing abroad to exercise their democratic right.
There is a debate surrounding the voting of military personnel abroad during the upcoming US presidential elections. Currently, members of the military receive their ballots in several ways. In some instances, these can be downloaded and in others they are sent via mail or fax to the army bases in foreign territories.
“The future of democracy is digital. Not only because technology can improve crucial processes in elections, but also because it has the potential of going even further and making the rapport between citizens and governments more dynamic”.
Mexicans residing in the country’s Federal District had the chance to choose, via e-voting, the future of the 2017 participative budget.
Students of Santa Ana school in the Argentine province of Corrientes, developed an e-voting platform (in person and online) to elect the representatives of their Deliberative Student Council.
Roslyn Fuller, aspiring candidate to representative of Fingal county during the latest general elections in Ireland, made available an online voting platform to the voters, so they could choose the main political topics that should be part of the agenda.
Almost 9 out of 10 Filipinos would like to automate future elections, according to a poll by Pulse Asia Research carried out from July 2-8.