The Democratic Society will host the event “Taking control of politics: Can digital democracy help” in London, next February 9.
Secure Voting is a recent report written by global experts and academics in the electronic voting field and also backed by MPs from across the political spectrum. The paper states that e-voting is sufficiently secure and should be introduced for
Laura Mackenzie, expert in political sciences and PhD in European policy, has stressed the importance of social networks to encourage political participation as well as the prospects of e-voting in the UK. About 84% of British households have internet in
Throughout history, and as technology has evolved, election commissions around the world have integrated technology-based solutions to strengthen citizen participation through more reliable, transparent and secure voting. The first voting machine, which had a mechanical lever, was patented in 1892
According to a recent poll carried out by WebRoots Democracy, over half (56%) of British Internet users supports the inclusion of an online voting option for the upcoming EU referendum. The online poll included 1,543 people in Great Britain, and
The Huffington Post UK published an op-ed authored by our Chairman Mark Malloch-Brown. In the piece, he writes about the recent general elections in the UK, stressing the need to modernise voting processes, and points at technology as the perfect