Online voting: Lessons from Australia’s iVote project

By Areeq Chowdhury. The potential of remote online voting is currently being looked at by both the Scottish and Welsh Governments in the UK, but what can be learned from the experiences of other countries? To find out, WebRoots Democracy organised an event in the House of Commons to explore New South Wales' (NSW) iVote … Continue reading Online voting: Lessons from Australia’s iVote project

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Australian PM and Opposition Leader commit to online voting in elections

Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, and his opposition counterpart, Bill Shorten, have endorsed a cross-party push to introduce online voting in elections. The announcement came after Shorten conceded defeat to Turnbull's Coalition in the recent federal elections in Australia. It follows an eight day vote count which is yet to deliver a formal election result. … Continue reading Australian PM and Opposition Leader commit to online voting in elections

The NSW iVote project – Internet based voting in Australia

By Sam Campbell. In March 2015 the state of New South Wales, known locally as NSW, in Australia held the largest (well - at the time anyway!) binding government Internet delivered election in the world with over 280,000 votes using their iVote system.  An election channel that was extremely well received by voters (recording an astounding 97 … Continue reading The NSW iVote project – Internet based voting in Australia