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The Applicability of Blockchain Technology to Electoral Politics

The digital era and rise of informational technology has undoubtedly posed challenges to democracy- the dissemination of fake news and ease of fraud all exacerbate existing fault lines. The use of blockchain systems provides a unique opportunity to reverse this by improving access to voting and, most importantly, insulating it from fraud.


The United States electoral system is rife with inefficiencies and suppressive mechanisms that impede free and fair civic participation. Among the