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The Method of Electronic Voting on the Basis of Elliptic Curve Cryptography

Dipayan Roy, Abhinav Shukla, Debashree Ray, Ram Krishna Akuli


To improve election efficiency, accessibility and accuracy Electronic Voting Systems which use computers to record and tabulate votes are becoming more popular to modernise voting. The Congressional Research Service states that electronic voting has various advantages over traditional paper voting. Electronic voting has made the voting process more accessible. The advancement of technology is to be regarded for the ease of being able to vote from any location. This has highly benefitted physically challenged individuals and long-distance commuters. The drawbacks of electronic voting cannot be disregarded despite the multiple advantages and increasing popularity. The three major issues are Security, Reliability and Transparency. Integrity and security concerns are raised on the instances of hacking or malfunctioning of voting systems. The integrity and security are the key factor that needs immediate addressing to maintain trust in these systems. Securing electronic voting systems ensures fair, transparent and people – driven elections.

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