The July 23, 2023 election could be the last election to be held with current voting technology.
Spain is one of Europe’s fastest recounts and one of the safer countries in collecting data from each polling station, no matter how small or remote.
Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain have fully permeated society, and while we wait and see what happens in the Metaverse, there is no doubt that they are great tools for the future.
Mail-in ballots, allegations of possible fraud, holidays…everything that matters to voting raises curiosity about what technology-enabled elections might look like. No ballots, no polling stations, no manual recounts – all done electronically. However, there are many challenges behind this.
Juan Aviles, Director of Blockchain Division at IMMUNE Technology Institute, said the technology “allows for secure, decentralized, synchronized and decentralized recording of digital operations without the need for third-party intermediaries. ‘ explains. It’s based on the same security methods used in digital certificates by tax authorities, for example, so its security is virtually impossible to break.
This allows us to maintain a secure, decentralized and synchronized decentralized registry of digital operations.Juan Aviles, Director of Blockchain Division, IMMUNE Institute of Technology
As such, it has the following advantages when used in political elections:
- Vote Registration: Blockchain technology can be used to register to vote in a secure and transparent manner. The veracity of each vote is recorded in a block within a chain of blocks, ensuring that the chain will break if changed or deleted.
- Identity Verification: Each voter will have a unique digital identity guaranteed by the blockchain, ensuring that only authorized voters can vote.
- Anti-fraud: Recording the truthfulness of each vote on the blockchain ensures that no duplicate or incorrect votes are cast, preventing election fraud.
- Transparency: Blockchain technology also makes the voting process more transparent. Each voter can access the blockchain to verify that their vote has been registered correctly.