Appeared in the Toronto Star on March 8, 2010 as Hackers, Viruses Threaten Online Voting Validity With the increasing shift from analog to digital, some elections officials are unsurprisingly chomping at the bit to move toward Internet-based voting. Last year, Elections Canada officials mused about the possibility of online voting […]
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Alberta is considering instituting online voting for elections, possibly as soon as 2013. New legislation is introduced last week allows for new technology in by-elections.
The Chronicle Herald reports that Elections Canada is promoting the use of e-voting, which it believes could increase voter participation.
With the municipal elections in Ontario now concluded, supporters of Markham's Internet voting service (namely the service provider) are trumpeting the outcome, arguing that an increasing percentage of voters used the Internet. A press release from Delvinia suggests that this is "a victory for busy people" and encourages other municipalities […]