Government: Disabled voters too ‘vulnerable’ to be trusted with online voting despite popular demand

The UK Government has rejected the request from a number disability charities and voters with disabilities to pilot an online voting option in elections. Following last year's consultation 'Access to Elections', the Government has published their response to how elections can be made accessible for voters with disabilities and vision impairments. The consultation notes the … Continue reading Government: Disabled voters too ‘vulnerable’ to be trusted with online voting despite popular demand

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UK Government responds to Secure Voting report: Online voting being kept ‘under close review’

The UK Government agrees that 'online voting may be an obvious development' and is keeping it 'under close review' according to the Minister for Constitutional Reform, John Penrose MP. The Minister was responding to an open letter to the Prime Minister published on the Huffington Post in January.  The open letter can be read here … Continue reading UK Government responds to Secure Voting report: Online voting being kept ‘under close review’