Digitalization and Democracy: Thoughts to the discussion on E-Voting

Seuchter, Gerhard, Branley-Bell, Dawn and Prossnegg, Sabine (2021) Digitalization and Democracy: Thoughts to the discussion on E-Voting. In: Cybergovernance: Proceedings of the 24th International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2021. Weblaw, Bern, pp. 149-158. ISBN 9783969664520

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Abstract

The general mantra is that digitisation is necessary to make companies and public administration more efficient. In both cases, more efficient ideally means better, faster, and more convenient; what it also usually implies is cheaper. In this paper we focus on the public side of the issue, namely on the topic of democracy. We also consideraspects of the polling system. For instance, e-voting should help increase poll participation and promote inclusion, however, it also has its pitfalls.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: digitization, democracy, e-voting, ethics
Subjects: L200 Politics
L900 Others in Social studies
P900 Others in Mass Communications and Documentation
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Psychology
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Depositing User: John Coen
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2021 11:17
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2021 11:31
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/46043

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