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It’s Time For Online Voting

In this piece on the New York Times, Alex Tapscott, my son, co-author, and co-founder of the Blockchain Research Institute, talks about why we need electoral reform now, and how blockchain technology can help.

Messing with polling stations is one of the most common voter suppression tactics. Across the country, polling stations have been closed in minority neighborhoods, had their locations changed from election to election, and have been kept understaffed, or inaccessible, or ill-equipped, so that voters must stand in line for hours.

These tactics work to lower voter turnout and undermine confidence in the electoral process.

Read Alex’s full piece on the New York Times’ Website: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/05/opinion/online-blockchain-voting.html

Author: Amie Colquhoun

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