Another internet election took place in Estonia

11 years, 3 months ago - March 07, 2011
A record number of Estonians cast Internet ballots in the Baltic state's general election, still the only parliamentary poll in the world with an online option

Figures from the Estonian electoral commission showed that 140,846 people -- almost 25 percent of all voters in Sunday's election -- had favoured a mouse click over pencil and paper in a polling booth.

The confidential ballots could be sent from any computer provided the user had downloaded special software and logged onto a secure site with an encoded ID card.

By the way, Skype was founded in Estonia.

 

 

 

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