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LEGAL REGULATION AND PRACTICE OF ELECTRONIC VOTING IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES

By Savchenko M. S. and Kadlets V. A.

Abstract

The article is devoted to the problems of legal regulation of electronic voting an e-democracy in foreign countries. The possibility of informationalcommunication technologies introduction into the voting process is studied. In the absence of a unified approach to the understanding of the legal nature of edemocratic processes, the authors give the special attention to the analysis of state policy in the sphere of the e-democracy improvement. There were considered the systems of electronic voting system which were used in elections in Estonia, Germany, Austria, UK, Switzerland and Finland. There were analyzed the practice of Internet-voting as a prototype of electronic democracy and problems of identification of voters, calculation of votes, ensuring of secrecy of the ballot. There were marked means the use of electronic voting as positive sides and considerable risks connected with the possibility of interference into the system of electors’ votes and complexity of securing of control of procedure of electronic voting. Authors make conclusions on possibility of the use of positive foreign experience of distant voting during the elections in Russia and on the necessity of working out of legal claims to informational space and given information to increase its quality and credibilit

Topics: ELECTRONIC VOTING, INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES, QUALITY OF INFORMATION, ELECTIONS, E-DEMOCRACY, General Works, A
Publisher: Kuban State Agrarian University
Year: 2016
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:e01b5e43d9144285b64a5647994ee997
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