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Technology and the Voting Process

In June 1998, independent experts concluded that new technologies offer the opportunity to significantly improve the accessibility and efficiency of Canada's electoral process. However, the report they submitted to Elections Canada underlines numerous potential hurdles to be overcome, including issues of security, costs, privacy and public acceptance. The document is the result of a comprehensive study conducted by KPMG/Sussex Circle. The analysts looked at various possible models for the use of advanced technology, notably voting by telephone, by interactive computer kiosk and by Internet.

Technology and the Voting Process

Final Report
June 15, 1998

Prepared for Elections Canada
Prepared by KPMG/Sussex Circle

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