Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni has shared with the press part of his electoral reform package in which he declares his intention to introduce a biometric voter authentication system. During a press conference at his country house in Rwakitura, President Moseveni
Smartmatic and Cybernetica, the Estonian R&D lab that built the original Internet voting system used in Estonia, have created a first-of-a-kind Centre for Excellence to advance Internet voting on a global scale. This centre of research and development, called the
Access to electronic voting for Mexicans living abroad was one part of the political-electoral reform that was recently approved by the Mexican Congress. This reform would also enable Mexicans living abroad to exercise their right to vote using an electronic
Several Latin American countries are considering including new technology in their elections to optimize resources, streamline processes and ensure quicker results. Some of the countries that have already held elections this year include Costa Rica, El Salvador, Panama and Colombia.
Automating voting takes both intentional and unintentional human error out of the equation. It also improves the efficiency of administrative tasks and increases the ability to audit the electoral process. This leads to better security and precision in the election.
A group of young students at the Gandhi Nagar National Design Institute have developed EasyElect, a concept that allows “the adaptation of the voting booth to be taken to the people rather than the opposite.” EasyElect involves automated voting kiosks