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

  • Bart Jacobs
  • Wolter Pieters
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5705)


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.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bart Jacobs
    • 1
  • Wolter Pieters
    • 2
  1. 1.Digital Security groupRadboud University NijmegenNetherlands
  2. 2.Centre for Telematics and Information TechnologyUniversity of TwenteNetherlands

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