Blockchain Technologies for Electronic Voting: Legal Aspects

  • Roman AMELIN National Research Saratov State University named after N.G. Chernyshevsky, Saratov, Russian Federation
  • Sergey CHANNOV Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Saratov, Russian Federation
  • Maria LIPCHANSKAYA Saratov State Law Academy, Saratov, Russian Federation
  • Olga TSYBULEVSKAYA Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Saratov, Russian Federation
  • Tamara ZAMETINA Saratov State Law Academy, Saratov, Russian Federation

Abstract

The article is devoted to the possibilities of using electronic voting during elections in Russia and other states. The purpose of the study: to identify modern digital technologies that are appropriate to use when conducting elections and how their use can affect election legislation. Research methods: formal-logical (description, comparison, classification, analysis and generalization), comparative legal, historical. Results of the study: (1) the requirements are established that these digital technologies must meet to ensure the objectivity of voting (the universality of the transition to electronic voting; the possibility of multilevel control over the results of voting; the variety of forms of access to the information system of remote voting; personalized registration of votes when it is possible to verify the correctness of their counting; the possibility of proving the incorrectness of counting votes and contesting the results of voting); (2) it is concluded that all these requirements can be realized within the information systems created on the basis of blockchain technology.


 

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Published
2019-09-30
How to Cite
AMELIN, Roman et al. Blockchain Technologies for Electronic Voting: Legal Aspects. Journal of Advanced Research in Law and Economics, [S.l.], v. 10, n. 5, p. 1382-1389, sep. 2019. ISSN 2068-696X. Available at: <https://journals.aserspublishing.eu/jarle/article/view/4821>. Date accessed: 13 july 2024.