A Verifiable Multi-Authority Secret Election Allowing Abstention from Voting

  title={A Verifiable Multi-Authority Secret Election Allowing Abstention from Voting},
  author={Wen-Shenq Juang and Chin-Laung Lei and Horng-Twu Liaw},
  journal={Comput. J.},
In this paper, we propose a robust and verifiable multi-authority secret voting scheme which meets the requirements of large-scale general elections. This scheme uses a uniquely blind threshold signature scheme to get blind threshold electronic votes such that any voter can abstain from voting after the registration phase. It also uses the threshold cryptosystem to guarantee fairness among the candidates’ campaigns and to provide a mechanism for ensuring that any voter can make an open… CONTINUE READING


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