While America is far away from adapting blockchain for government, the first adaptation may come in the form of securing an election. The process of voting by phone may be the first step.
Election Transparency articles on Democracy Chronicles
These election transparency articles focus on efforts to introduce openness, communication, and accountability into all levels of government elections. Also see our sections on American democracy and Money Politics.
Policy drawing complaints that government resources are being used to undercut political rivals
OpenSecrets is offering a bounty for money-in-politics anomalies found in federal data by anyone who is interested
Propublica is using data to track the things Congress talks a disproportionate amount about every week
Democracy Protection Act updates campaign finance laws to bring internet political ads under existing transparency rules
The Federal Election Commission’s view of its enforcement role has grown sharply divided along ideological lines
Franking funds go to legislative updates, newsletters and notices about public events featuring the officeholder
Sierra Leone has become one of the first countries to trial the use of blockchain technology during elections
“The Money Game” is ProPublica’s widget to chart contributions to candidates in the Illinois governor’s race
Citizens United handed a defeat in New York where they tried to prevent charities from having to disclose donors