elections

Voatz Brings Mobile Voting to  Oregon and Expands to Utah’s Disabled Community

Voatz Brings Mobile Voting to Oregon and Expands to Utah’s Disabled Community

Voatz is launching mobile voting pilot programs in two new US jurisdictions. The Oregon counties of Jackson and Umatilla will allow overseas voters and active duty military personnel to vote with their smartphones during special elections in November. Those interested in participating can request an absentee ballot and then use the Voatz app to confirm their identity and…

Denver Municipal Election Gets Mobile Voting Courtesy of Voatz

Denver Municipal Election Gets Mobile Voting Courtesy of Voatz

Active-duty military and overseas voters will be able to use their mobile phones to vote in Denver’s upcoming municipal election. The pilot program will utilize a blockchain-based voting platform designed by Voatz, which previously provided blockchain technology for mobile voting in municipal and general elections in West Virginia. The Denver news comes courtesy of Tusk…

DHS, FBI, Facebook, and Microsoft Team Up to Fight Election Meddling

DHS, FBI, Facebook, and Microsoft Team Up to Fight Election Meddling

The Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Facebook, and Microsoft together made unlikely partners in a recent joint briefing to the National Association of Secretaries of State and the National Association of State Election Directors. The briefing revolved around the efforts taken by these organizations to prevent the kind of meddling seen…

Mobile Voting Platform Seeks to Ease Anxiety Ahead of Midterm Election Debut

Mobile Voting Platform Seeks to Ease Anxiety Ahead of Midterm Election Debut

Having stirred some anxiety with the news that its voting app would be used in this November’s midterm elections in West Virginia, Voatz is now seeking to reassure Americans that its platform is safe and secure. The two key pillars of the Voatz platform in terms of security are its use of biometrics and blockchain.…