voting system

Guess Which State Is Looking Into Blockchain Management?

With an endorsement from Vermont’s Governor, Peter Shumlin, the state recently decided to explore the use of blockchain technology. The legislation passed earlier this summer with the intention of looking at how the state can simplify the management of state records. This marks an important first step for government bodies exploring the potential benefits that blockchain offers. “Vermont’s foray into blockchain, while still …

Fintech Exchange

Follow My Vote Highlighted With The World’s First Decentralized Fintech Exchange Launch

CCEDK, a leading Danish cryptocurrency exchange is launching the worlds first decentralized multi-lingual fintech exchange (finance- technology) called OpenLedger. With this exchange people will be able to convert bitcoin to fiat-pegged SmartCoins. These SmartCoins can be directly converted to cash via PayPal, Ripple gateway, or CCEDK’s NanoCard. What is basically happening here is that CCEDK has created a system with …

Honest Elections

Bringing Honest Elections To Seattle With Initiative 122 Could Set The New Standard

An initiative petition has been created in Seattle, Washington to help usher in more honest elections. More and more it seems our government is influenced by wealthy citizens, corporate campaign donors, and those involved in Super PACs. Our Government should be of, by, and for the people. Initiative-122 goes a long way towards reducing the impact of these big donors, …

Birthplace of American Democracy Approves Online Voter Registration

Add Pennsylvania to the growing list of states that offer online voter registration. With this move, they become the 23rd state to offer an online registration system. Pennsylvania’s Secretary of State, Pedro Cortes, endorsed this move in a recent article, citing the cost savings and accessibility that online registration will provide eligible voters. He cites a recent study by the Pew Charitable Trusts …

Voting Technology Crisis

What We Learned At The Brennan Center For Justice Event: America’s Voting Technology Crisis

On Thursday, September 17th, we attended the Brennan Center for Justice event: America’s Voting Technology Crisis: Preparing for 2016 and Beyond. With the recent release of the report put out by the Brennan Center for Justice appropriately called America’s Voting Machines at Risk, it has become apparent that we need to talk about outdated voting machines and the future of voting …

New Zealand Tries Online Voting

New Zealand Tries Online Voting

Add New Zealand to the list of countries working on implementing an online voting system. Although there have been some pitfalls, New Zealand is putting a lot of time into making sure their online voting system is impenetrable and can be used in the upcoming elections. It is still very much in its infancy but online voting will become a …

Online voting in the UK

WebRoots Democracy Is Changing The Game For Online Voting In The UK

WebRoots Democracy is helping usher in the movement for online voting in the UK! WebRoots Democracy is an independent, non-partisan organization that is campaigning for the use of online voting in local and general elections, specifically in the United Kingdom. Voter apathy plagues all kinds of democracies around the world. WebRoots democracy aims to reverse this growing trend in the …

Blockchain Startups

Follow My Vote Named One Of The Top Blockchain Startups By Venture Radar

Follow My Vote has been named one of the top 25 non-financial blockchain startups by Venture Radar for innovating and disrupting in the governance sector! In this info-graphic featured above, Follow My vote has been put along side projects and companies such as  Swarm and Bitnation, which attempt to improve or disrupt government type functions. Follow My Vote can be extremely …

Delta Sigma Pi

Follow My Vote Solidifies Partnership With Delta Sigma Pi At Virginia Tech.

On Thursday September 3rd, Follow My Vote met with Delta Sigma Pi At Virginia Tech to host a professional event on following your passion and starting your own business. Delta Sigma Pi is one of the nations largest coed professional business fraternities. Follow My Vote Founder and CEO, Adam Kaleb Ernest, was the main speaker for the event. We used …