Elections Canada has announced that it plans to trial online voting systems sometime in the next few years. I’ve written about some of the concerns with online voting in the past (here and here). Christopher Parsons posts an excellent look at why Elections Canada “cannot secure an online electoral process.”
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Tweeting the Election Results: The Canada Elections Act and Social Media
Twitter has been buzzing for the past day over an Elections Canada reminder that the Canada Elections Act restricts transmitting election results when the polls remain open in parts of the country and that the restrictions apply in all media, including broadcasting, the Internet and social media. The specific provision […]
Canada’s Chief Electoral Officer Recommends E-Registration
Canada's Chief Electoral Officer has recommended reforms that would allow for electronic registration of eligible voteres.
Elections Canada Pushing For E-Voting
The Chronicle Herald reports that Elections Canada is promoting the use of e-voting, which it believes could increase voter participation.
Elections Canada Says Online Vote Swapping Legal
The CBC reports that Elections Canada has said that online vote swapping does not violate the Elections Act.