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Kevin C. Desouza +  and Kiran Kabtta Somvanshi +
Brookings Institution +
idea +, blockchain +, election +, experiment +, mobile +, vote +, safe +, test +, interface +, voter +, fraud +, voter fraud +, boost +, turnout +, convenient +, citizen +, abroad +, distance +, time +, tool +, commission +, transparency +, electoral +, process +, electoral process +, minimize +, cost +, conduct +, streamline +  and count +
May 30, 2018 +
West Virginia +  and United States of America +
The idea of using blockchain for electionsThe idea of using blockchain for elections is worth more than just an experiment, however. Mobile voting using a safe and tested interface could eliminate voter fraud and boost turnout. It will make it more convenient for citizens to vote while abroad, irrespective of the distance and time. It is also a beneficial tool for the election commission to maintain transparency in the electoral process, minimize the cost of conducting elections, streamline the process of counting votes and ensure that all votes are counted.tes and ensure that all votes are counted. +
Kevin C. Desouza and Kiran Kabtta Somvanshi, "How blockchain could improve election transparency," TechTank, May 30, 2018, accessed June 12, 2018, +
2018 CE +