Diaspora Kurds to vote online in Kurdish independence referendum

The Kurdistan Region's Independent High Electoral and Referendum Commission (IHERC) has approved the use of an online voting system for the Kurdish diaspora in the upcoming referendum on independence. Citizens of the Kurdistan Region living abroad will be able to register online through a special website submitting their names and required documentation from September 1st … Continue reading Diaspora Kurds to vote online in Kurdish independence referendum

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Irish Government to consider introducing online voting for elections and referenda

The head of the Republic of Ireland's Government, Taoiseach Enda Kenny, has confirmed that they are considering the introduction of online voting for the Irish diaspora. It is also being looked at as an option for the referendum on granting voting rights for Irish citizens abroad. Whilst on a visit to the USA for St … Continue reading Irish Government to consider introducing online voting for elections and referenda

Queen’s Speech hints at introducing online voting for overseas voters

The Queen's speech has hinted at the possibility of introducing an online voting option to make elections more accessible for overseas voters. The Queen's Speech takes place during the State Opening of Parliament which marks the formal start of the parliamentary year.  The Queen's Speech sets out the Government's agenda for the coming session, outlining … Continue reading Queen’s Speech hints at introducing online voting for overseas voters