1. What is Internet Voting ?
voting means the casting of a secure and
secret electronic ballot that is
transmitted to election
officials using the Internet.”
2. Types of Internet Voting:
Site: Voting: Internet technology is added to the traditional
Kiosk Voting: Internet would be place at
non traditional sites such
as mall for convenience of people.
Remote voting: Citizens would be
able to vote from anywhere such
as home or office.
3. Pros and Cons of Internet Voting:
that are with internet voting
is that more people will be able to
participate since it
will be easier to vote from anywhere.
It will also be cost effective; if
everyone will use their own
computers then less equipment will be
needed to get voting done.
Also their will be quick tally of the
of the internet voting are security
Hackers are able to hack even the digital
signatures that are used
for security purposes. Also, The other
concern is that of digital divide
not everyone has a computer at home , so poor
people will have less
chance of voting.
4. Government concerns on Internet voting:
to the growing interest in internet voting there have been many studies
so far on how secured internet voting
would be if it’s implied.
Also, many aspects
of the internet voting are being explored
to see if it should be implemented.
5. Future of internet voting:
voting the moves closer to reality now, defense department
is now working with 10 states to
develop web based voting program
which could help many thousands of
Americans living abroad to
be able to vote.