It is ill-advised to organize a political election via the Internet. That is the conclusion reached by the research team of Bernard van Gastel.
Voting Technology articles on Democracy Chronicles
This voting technology section highlights the important role technology has played in democratic history and seeks to explore how technology will shape the future of elections. This new era of elections is an area of heavy debate in political circles. Be sure to also check out our Election Technology section and our articles on Technology Dissidents, the Internet and Voting or Voting Machines.
We analyzed a dataset of election websites maintained by CTCL and found that, of the 7,010 websites that we included for analysis, only 1,747 used .gov.
The account of one of the last pro-democracy groups in Hong Kong with online payment processor, PayPal, has been terminated.
A largely overlooked hacking target that could help those who want to sow doubt about vote tallies in the November midterms.
Nic Cheeseman had this information in Democracy in Africa: Watch the recent roundtable on the role and impact of misinformation in Kenya’s general elections, a joint event between Strathmore University and Democracy in Africa held on 27 September 2022. Find more information on the speakers and the roundtable here.
COVID-19 showed… how essential high-speed Internet is to our everyday lives… Yet, millions… do not have reliable [broadband] access.
Internet voting can’t yet be made secure by any technology. There is no way to lessen security risks linked with online, paperless voting.
Recent debates on the composition of the apportionment basis have brought up fresh concerns about representation in the process.
How Americans vote – and the equipment they use – varies widely, and some methods are more vulnerable to efforts to shake that trust.
“Big Lie” supporters are running for positions that would enable them to allow unauthorized outsiders to “check” voting machines.