In the 21st Century, virtually every industry is a technology industry. At the very least, they have a significant technology component to them that enables those who operate in that arena to be faster, bigger, better.
Authors: Peter Neffenger and Paul DeGregorio Citizens demand to know that the votes they cast are the votes that are counted. But our election systems are under unprecedented threats and our collective faith in the system has been faltering.
Technology is transforming the way election commissions manage the entire election cycle, from automated systems to register candidates and voters, to advanced online platforms to facilitate remote voting or digital applications to announce timely results.
This year’s AEA National Conference focused on Bridging the Gap “between where we are and where we need to be” for election administration in the UK.
Emerging countries in Latin America and Asia are successfully adopting election technology to increase voter participation, transparency and efficiency. Following the example of Brazil and Venezuela, countries like Paraguay, Panama, Costa Rica and Mexico have implemented some form of electronic
Eligijus Masiulis, leader of Lithuania’s Liberal Movement, recently proposed the adoption of online voting in order to boost turnout and enfranchise expatriates. The Liberal Movement is currently the fourth biggest party in Lithuania’s parliament. To support Masiulis’s point, the party