E-Voting for local body elections – what are the opportunities, challenges and risks

Thursday 11:30

Facilitators: David Farrar, Joe Stockman.
Tags: Govt and Citizens, Emerging Issues

The Government is considering trialling an electronic voting option for the 2016 local body elections. Is this a good idea? Will it increase turnout? Is postal voting dying? Will e-voting lead to better informed voting? What are the risks and challenges? How best to trial e-voting in New Zealand.

e-Voting Notes