Secure Digital Voting System Based on Blockchain Technology

@article{Khan2018SecureDV,
  title={Secure Digital Voting System Based on Blockchain Technology},
  author={Kashif Mehboob Khan and Junaid Arshad and Muhammad Mubashir Khan},
  journal={Int. J. Electron. Gov. Res.},
  year={2018},
  volume={14},
  pages={53-62}
}
Electronic voting or e-voting has been used in varying forms since 1970s with fundamental benefits over paper-based systems such as increased efficiency and reduced errors. [] Key Method The article presents details of the proposed e-voting scheme along with its implementation using Multichain platform. The article also presents an in-depth evaluation of the scheme which successfully demonstrates its effectiveness to achieve an end-to-end verifiable e-voting scheme.

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