Scottish Government: E-voting pilots will go ahead

In response to a letter coordinated by WebRoots Democracy, the Scottish Government Minister for Parliamentary Business, Joe Fitzpatrick MSP, reaffirmed their commitment to undertaking pilots of electronic voting. Our letter, … Continue reading Scottish Government: E-voting pilots will go ahead

Academics and charity bosses write to Scottish Government to back pilots of online voting

More than 30 leading academics and charity bosses have written to the Scottish Government urging them to undertake pilots of online voting for elections. The letter comes as the Scottish … Continue reading Academics and charity bosses write to Scottish Government to back pilots of online voting

Scottish Government commits to trials of online voting for elections

The Scottish Government has launched a public consultation on electronic voting, including remote online voting, and said it ‘plans to trial’ the technology in future elections. Writing in the foreword … Continue reading Scottish Government commits to trials of online voting for elections

Scotland poised to solve ‘beautiful problem’ of online voting

The Scottish Government are to launch a consultation on democratic reform which will include the potential of remote online voting in elections. Speaking at an event at Edinburgh University, Minister … Continue reading Scotland poised to solve ‘beautiful problem’ of online voting