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Security and Accessibility: Concerns over Electronic Voting Systems

Security and Accessibility: Concerns over Electronic Voting Systems
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Author(s): Yurong Yao (Louisiana State University, USA) and Edward Watson (SAP America, USA)
Copyright: 2002
Pages: 4
Source title: Issues & Trends of Information Technology Management in Contemporary Organizations
Source Editor(s): Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-930708-39-6.ch060
ISBN13: 9781930708396
EISBN13: 9781466641358


In recent years Electronic Voting has become a more practical approach to polling the U.S. public. The unique features of electronic voting systems bring some advantages as well as concerns to the public. In this article, we examine the advantages of electronic voting systems and two principal obstacles in its successful implementation: security and accessibility. Based on current technology, some implementation suggestions are made to provide guidelines for its practical implementation.

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