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Estonia Leads World in Making Digital Voting a Reality

– Financial Times

Investigating Estonia’s move towards digital elections

In Estonia’s 2019 parliamentary elections, over 40% of votes were cast digitally, using the nation's encrypted i-Voting platform. This piece explores the opportunities and risks inherent in Estonia’s revolutionary digital democracy.

"As everyday transactions and services migrate online, some countries have sought to expand the digital revolution to elections, creating internet voting systems that they say can deliver free, fair and secure results."

The piece goes on to note criticisms of the system - particularly around security issues - positing the potential of decentralized technologies as a solution.

Online voting has been trialled in several countries, but only Estonia has embraced it

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