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A Supervised Verifiable Voting Protocol for the Victorian Electoral Commission

Burton, C, Culnane, C, Heather, J, Peacock, T, Ryan, P, Schneider, S, Srinivasan, S, Teague, V, Wen, R and Xia, Z (2012) A Supervised Verifiable Voting Protocol for the Victorian Electoral Commission In: EVOTE 2012, 2012-07-11 - 2012-07-14, Lochau/Bregenz, Austria.

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This paper describes the design of a supervised verifiable voting protocol suitable for use for elections in the state of Victoria, Australia. We provide a brief overview of the style and nature of the elections held in Victoria and associated challenges. Our protocol, based on Prêt à Voter, presents a new ballot overprinting front-end design, which assists the voter in completing the potentially complex ballot. We also present and analyse a series of modifications to the back-end that will enable it to handle the large number of candidates, , with ranking single transferable vote (STV), which some Victorian elections require. We conclude with a threat analysis of the scheme and a discussion on the impact of the modifications on the integrity and privacy assumptions of Prêt à Voter.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Conference Paper)
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Computing Science
Authors :
Burton, C
Culnane, C
Heather, J
Peacock, T
Ryan, P
Schneider, S
Srinivasan, S
Teague, V
Wen, R
Xia, Z
Date : 11 July 2012
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 02 Nov 2012 15:29
Last Modified : 31 Oct 2017 14:44

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