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Guelph to consider Internet voting for 2014 municipal election

Internet voting offers electors more accessibility and convenience Guelph, On, July 5, 2013 – On July 16, the City’s Governance Committee will consider using remote Internet voting as an optional alternative to paper ballots at voting places, during the advance voting period in the 2014 municipal election. “The City is exploring ways municipal voting can be more convenient and accessible to Guelph voters,” said City Clerk, Blair Labelle. ” Academic and best practices research confirms Internet voting—compared to vote-by-mail and telephone voting—offers the greatest benefits and poses the least amount of risk.” Guelph residents also support the use of Internet voting, according to a public opinion survey commissioned by the City last month. The findings from 600 telephone interviews conducted by Oraclepoll Research Ltd. reveal… Continue reading Guelph to consider Internet voting for 2014 municipal election