SGO Chairman’s Mark Malloch Brown shared some ideas on the developing landscape of internet voting in The Staggers, The New Statesman’s rolling politics blog.
In his piece, Mark highlights how during the last decade, voter turnout in the UK general elections has plummeted and how -by contrast- turnout in younger democracies is much higher. This phenomena is partly due "to a new shift we are seeing towards alternative voting methods."
Mark writes about the shifting tendencies towards technology-based voting methods that improve -among others- counting speed, results proclamation, accessibility and the inclusion of people that were usually left out for educational circumstances. He also points out how these new technologies could be used to motivate and improve the voting experience for UK citizens.
You can read the complete article in The New Statesman.