Log Analysis of Estonian Internet Voting 2013–2014

Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-22270-7_2

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9269)
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Heiberg S., Parsovs A., Willemson J. (2015) Log Analysis of Estonian Internet Voting 2013–2014. In: Haenni R., Koenig R., Wikström D. (eds) E-Voting and Identity. VoteID 2015. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 9269. Springer, Cham


This paper presents analysis of Internet voting system logs of 2013 local municipal and 2014 European Parliament elections in Estonia. We study both sociodemographic characteristics of voters and technical aspects of voting. Special attention is paid to voting and verification sessions that can be considered irregular (e.g. inability to cast a valid vote or failed verifications). We observe several interesting phenomena, e.g. that older people are generally faster Internet voters and that women use the vote verification option significantly less than men.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Smartmatic-Cybernetica Centre of Excellence for Internet VotingTartuEstonia
  2. 2.Software Technology and Applications Competence CentreTartuEstonia
  3. 3.Institute of Computer ScienceTartu UniversityTartuEstonia
  4. 4.CyberneticaTartuEstonia

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