Blockchain, Trust And Elections: A Proof Of Concept For The Ghanaian National Elections

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The electoral process in most developing countries are often problematic. The root of the problem often stems from the lack of trust emanating from an event in the election process. Over the years, electronic voting solutions have been adopted. Unfortunately, these solutions have not solved the trust related issues on the electoral process. Blockchain is proposed in this chapter as a solution to this problem. This is because Blockchain is a technology designed based on the trust by default principle. Persons who do not trust each other are able to facilitate transactions on Blockchain in a trusted manner. The proposition is backed by a proof of concept using the Ghanaian electoral process as a case. This chapter concludes that Blockchain is indeed the missing link in the facilitation of trust between the relevant stakeholders in a national, provincial or local election.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelHandbook on ICT in developing countries : Next Generation ICT technologies
RedaktørerKnud Erik Skouby, Idongesit Williams, Albert Gyamfi
Antal sider27
ForlagRiver Publishers
Publikationsdatomaj 2019
Sider117-143
Kapitel5
ISBN (Trykt)9788770220989
ISBN (Elektronisk)9788770220972
StatusUdgivet - maj 2019
NavnRiver Publishers Series in Communications
ISSN2445-4842

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Williams, I., & Agbesi, S. (2019). Blockchain, Trust And Elections: A Proof Of Concept For The Ghanaian National Elections. I K. E. Skouby, I. Williams, & A. Gyamfi (red.), Handbook on ICT in developing countries: Next Generation ICT technologies (s. 117-143). River Publishers. River Publishers Series in Communications
Williams, Idongesit ; Agbesi, Samuel. / Blockchain, Trust And Elections : A Proof Of Concept For The Ghanaian National Elections. Handbook on ICT in developing countries: Next Generation ICT technologies. red. / Knud Erik Skouby ; Idongesit Williams ; Albert Gyamfi. River Publishers, 2019. s. 117-143 (River Publishers Series in Communications).
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