Corpus ID: 18936300

Three Case Studies from Switzerland : E-Voting

@inproceedings{Gerlach2009ThreeCS,
  title={Three Case Studies from Switzerland : E-Voting},
  author={Jan Gerlach and Urs Gasser},
  year={2009}
}
Since 1998, the Swiss government has actively pursued the implementation of electronic voting ("e-voting") in its elections. This case study examines how these systems have worked in the test cantons of Geneva and Zurich. The evidence and analysis in this case study suggest that e-voting might serve as a powerful tool to augment the participation rate, the quality of voting, and aid in the implementation of political rights. This study also evaluates the risks of e-voting, noting that the… Expand
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