Foundations of Security Analysis and Design V

Volume 5705 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 121-144

Electronic Voting in the Netherlands: From Early Adoption to Early Abolishment

  • Bart JacobsAffiliated withLancaster UniversityDigital Security group, Radboud University Nijmegen
  • , Wolter PietersAffiliated withCarnegie Mellon UniversityCentre for Telematics and Information Technology, University of Twente

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This paper discusses how electronic voting was implemented in practice in the Netherlands, which choices were made and how electronic voting was finally abolished. This history is presented in the context of the requirements of the election process, as well as the technical options that are available to increase the reliability and security of electronic voting.