Would Blockchain Technology help make elections simpler, safer, and fairer? 

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With the on-going chaos of the 2020 United States Presidential election, there is a renewed interest in changing how things are done. Perhaps blockchain technology would help make elections safer and easier.

Images from the 2020 US Presidential election show long lines of masked and socially-distancing people waiting to vote. There seem to be paper ballots in boxes from undisclosed locations still arriving at voting places. And it takes days, if not weeks to count them.

This election has been a quagmire and it may be months before it is sorted out. But technologists and entrepreneurs have been suggesting technological solutions for a long time.

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 What is blockchain technology?

In the last decade, advances in technology are breathtaking!  In a techno-pandemic, we are finding better ways to do many things. self-driving cars, it seems there must be a better way of voting than the way it’s being handled today.

One such technology that can become a game-changer for the voting process is blockchain. This blog highlights how we can use blockchain in voting for secure elections and how it can make the entire process highly secure and robust.