UK signs up to the Tallinn Declaration on eGovernment

The UK Government, alongside countries in the EU and the European Free Trade Area, has signed up to the Tallinn Declaration on eGovernment. The declaration commits the UK to 'digital evolution' and the 'digital transformation' of public services. Government Minister, Caroline Nokes MP, signed the declaration behalf of the UK. The document states that parties … Continue reading UK signs up to the Tallinn Declaration on eGovernment

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VIDEO: Estonian PM votes in just two and a half minutes

"Hello world, let me show you how voting is done in the most digital country in the world." In a video marking 10 years of electronic voting in Estonia, the Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas explains how online voting is done in Parliamentary elections. Estonia is currently the only country in the world to use online voting … Continue reading VIDEO: Estonian PM votes in just two and a half minutes

VIDEO: How online voting in Estonia works

Watch the short video below for a quick overview of how online voting works in Estonia. The 2007 Estonian Parliamentary elections saw a 'world premiere' of the first time an electorate could vote over the internet in elections of a national parliament. The number of online votes cast in in 2007 was 30,243 out of … Continue reading VIDEO: How online voting in Estonia works