Title: Handivote: checks, balances and voiding options

Authors: Karen Renaud, Paul Cockshott

Addresses: School of Computing Science, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK. ' School of Computing Science, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Abstract: We have proposed an electronic voting (e-voting) system based on the use of the telephone infrastructure to maximise participation and accessibility. Here, we will explore the processes included in the Handivote proposal, which mediate against interference and fraud.

Keywords: electronic voting; e-voting; Handivote; checks; balances; voiding options; telephone infrastructure; mobile phones; cell phones; participation; accessibility; interference; electoral fraud; audits; verifiability; elections; voter registration; votes; polls; polling; suffrage; democracy; electronic governance; e-governance.

DOI: 10.1504/IJEG.2010.036902

International Journal of Electronic Governance, 2010 Vol.3 No.3, pp.273 - 295

Available online: 15 Nov 2010 *

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