French expats vote online in legislative elections with Scytl’s technology

Jun 25, 2012

Scytl has successfully conducted the French legislative elections electronically for the French citizens residing abroad. By offering remote Internet voting as a new voting channel in addition to postal and poll-site voting in 774 locations, France has become a leading country in allowing its expatriate voters to vote electronically during Parliamentary elections, paving the way for electoral innovation.  Over 240,000 votes were cast electronically, representing over 55% of the total votes cast to directly elect 11 members to the French national parliament. For the first time ever, the Internet represents the most important voting channel in a national election, marking a significant milestone in the History of e-Democracy.

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