Politicization of e-voting rejection: reflections from Kazakhstan

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Abstract

Despite certain political, organizational, technological and socioeconomic benefits that e-voting brings, governments around the world are beginning one by one to denounce its further use in the electoral process. In this regard, the paper aims to analyze reasons that led to the discontinuation of e-voting, resorting to the case of Kazakhstan, a transitional post-soviet country, which actively used the technology in 2004-2011, as a poster child of the global trend, elaborating on key political, socioeconomic, organizational and technological risks that could be associated with the possible return of this innovation in future elections.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)305-330
JournalTransforming Government: People, Process and Policy
Volume14
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Keywords

  • E-voting
  • e-government
  • Electronic voting
  • Internet voting
  • Internet ballot delivery
  • Digital voting
  • Digital government
  • Digital governance
  • electronic government
  • Electronic governance
  • kazakhstan
  • Politicization
  • Rejection
  • Digital politics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Communication
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Public Administration
  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Information Systems

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