Televoting: Secure, Overseas Voting

  • Chris S. Crawford
  • Naja Mack
  • Wanda Eugene
  • Juan E. Gilbert
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9190)

Abstract

Because many members of the armed services are overseas during elections, they are unable to cast their ballot in person. Although the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) gives soldiers located overseas the right to mail in absentee ballots, they are often left uncounted due to issues with shipping. This paper presents Televoting, an approach to Internet voting (E-Voting) modeled after Telemedicine systems that utilizes video communication technology. Televoting attempts to address security issues that have plagued previous E-Voting platforms by producing a paper ballot instead of storing votes on a server. This paper discusses the system design and the voting process users experience when using Televoting.

Keywords

Televoting E-Voting Remote voting Security Privacy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chris S. Crawford
    • 1
  • Naja Mack
    • 1
  • Wanda Eugene
    • 1
  • Juan E. Gilbert
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer and Information Science and EngineeringGainesvilleUSA

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