Title: An online e-voting prototype for student's union elections in Jordanian universities

Authors: Randa Obeidallah; Ruba Alzamel

Addresses: Department of Computer Information System, Hashemite University, Zarqa, 13115, Jordan ' Department of Computer Information System, Hashemite University, Zarqa, 13115, Jordan

Abstract: Voting system is one of many systems that are continually improved due to technology revolution. Electronic voting known as e-voting is supposed to improve integrity, correctness and appropriateness of the election process. E-voting is adopted to support the democracy concept in addition to support the credibility of the results. The primary goal of this paper is to provide a suggested online e-voting system framework for student's council elections in the Jordanian universities. We will present the architecture of the proposed framework and emphasise benefits of adopting such system alongside with obstacles.

Keywords: electronic voting; online voting; e-voting; students union; students council; Jordanian universities; traditional voting system; Jordan.

DOI: 10.1504/EG.2017.086035

Electronic Government, an International Journal, 2017 Vol.13 No.2, pp.101 - 110

Received: 23 Jun 2016
Accepted: 16 Feb 2017

Published online: 07 Aug 2017 *

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