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  • This paper is a large project conducted in order to investigate the impact of e-voting on electorate’s behavior and electoral result. To do so, it explores multidimensional aspects like acceptance, trust, use, usability as well as organisational traits. Its purpose is to enrich our knowledge for the impact various media have on electorate’s attitude and to ameliorate social choice...

  • Drawing on evidence from experimentation conducted by the UK Electoral Commission on pilot schemes settled for 59 English local government districts during the local government election in 1st May 2003, this paper investigates the potential contribution of e-voting processes to increase electorate’s participation. This is a thorough and sufficiently documented study by Pippa...

  • This paper, provided by the prominent academic Pippa Norris, sheds light on the vivid debate on the degree e-voting technologies contribute to increase electorate’s participation. By considering the assumed cost reductions from the ballot-casting procedure, the above hypothesis is investigated in the light of three dimensions. Firstly, evidence from the 15 EU member countries illustrated...

  • During the last 15 years, Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) were spread in various democratic processes worldwide, like open debate with government and elections. This paper provides an initial, analytical, “characterization framework” for e-democracy pilot schemes in order to illustrate how an increase in public political participation may be increased, as well as...

  • Within UK context, this paper explores the reasons why some local authorities chose e-voting pilot schemes in the past, while some others preferred to follow the traditional electoral process. The determinants that impact on this decision are related to the perception of e-voting systems within local authorities, the electorate’s attitudinal stance, the threats to the integrity of the...

  • Based on two e-voting schemes options, that is the Internet Voting and the Direct Recording Electronic (DRE) systems, this paper deeply investigates the security risks for e-voting. Given the electronic voting technologies are considered to be introduced in various political systems across the globe, electoral justice via e-voting processes should shield voter authentication, vote...

  • This document investigates the electorate’s perceptions of e-voting processes held in the 2009 New Jersey and Virginia elections, in the USA. To achieve this, it explores how voters’ confidence was affected by this innovative method of elections, as well as their attitudes related to, among many other dimensions, fraud and reform. The findings illustrate a sensitivity in...