[E-voting] Current state of evoting in Europe

David Glaude (PourEVA) dglaude at poureva.be
Fri Dec 16 23:34:58 GMT 2016


There is currently a thresold on the maximum number of internet eVoter
To go above that thresold or to continue eVoting, the new system need to
have better end-to-end tracability (the voter verify that his vote is
There is currently a market war between Geneva that wrote it's own software
and the Swiss Postal company (with help of some internet voting vendor)
that want to get it's share of the market.
To kill the Swiss Post, Geneva is pushing that election software is best
writen, owned, by the adminisatration rather than externalised to private
They recently (few days) decided to publish the source code and try to
convince other localities to participate in the developpement of the system
(to lower the cost and work in a pure OPEN SOURCE model.

That is what I can guess from reading Swiss news (as reported by Google

I might be wrong or biased, and certainly not well informed.


David Glaude

2016-12-16 18:48 GMT+01:00 Margaret McGaley <mmcgaley at gmail.com>:

> Hi all,
> I'm writing a thing, and I'm finding it hard to get up-to-date
> information on e-voting in Europe. I'm particularly interested in the
> current status of:
> Belgium
> Germany
> The Netherlands
> Estonia
> Switzerland
> Does anyone still subscribe to this list? And if so, does anyone know
> the latest on these (or any other) countries?
> Thanks,
> Margaret
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