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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…

Voatz Brings Mobile Voting to Utah County

Voatz Brings Mobile Voting to Utah County

Utah County has officially become the third US jurisdiction to take advantage of Voatz’s mobile voting technology. The County will conduct a trial run during its municipal primary election in August, allowing active-duty military and overseas voters to weigh in using their smartphones. To use Voatz, eligible voters must first request an absentee ballot, and…

Biometric Voting Startup Voatz Lands $7 Million in Series-A Funding

Biometric Voting Startup Voatz Lands $7 Million in Series-A Funding

The mobile voting startup Voatz has received $7 million in series-A funding from a group led by Medici Ventures and Techstars, with additional contributions from the Urban Innovation Fund and Oakhouse Partners. The money will be used to make Voatz more accessible, and to upgrade its security as it trials the platform in more jurisdictions.…

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…

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.…