West Virginia Becomes First State to Use Blockchain with Elections

This May, West Virginia allowed overseas residents to vote using mobile blockchain technology to make voting easier and more efficient. The traditional method involves mailing ballots overseas, but states have faced difficulties in the past. With this new system, voters cast their votes through a secure and real time app and West Virginia plans to continue the pilot into the general election. Although the technology appears to be promising learn why it does not provide a national solution here.


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