Internet Voting in Comparative Perspective: The Case of Estonia

  title={Internet Voting in Comparative Perspective: The Case of Estonia},
  author={R. Alvarez and T. Hall and Alexander H. Trechsel},
  journal={PS: Political Science \& Politics},
  pages={497 - 505}
ABSTRACT Several countries have conducted Internet voting trials in binding public elections over the past decade, including Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. However, Estonia—a former Soviet republic and now a full member of the European Union—has advanced the farthest in deploying Internet voting. In this article, we focus on how the Estonians have systematically addressed the legal and technical considerations required to make Internet voting a functioning voting… Expand
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