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Sunday, 2 September 2012

Swiss Government Approves Internet Voting for Referenda

Bern, 29.08.2012 -- The Swiss government (Bundesrat) has approved the requests of twelve Cantons (regions) to use electronic voting in the federal (countrywide) referendum-ballot in November 2012. Around 164,000 citizens will be enabled to vote via Internet. All of these twelve Cantons have already successfully conducted trials of electronic voting.

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I&R ~ GB Citizens' Initiative and Referendum
Campaign for direct democracy in Britain

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