Editor's Letter

Ireland has finally achieved political and public unity on something.

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
8th June, 2014
We have the IT infrastructure to develop a secure and verifiable electronic voting system.

Ireland has finally achieved political and public unity on something. Everybody hated how long it took for results to be delivered following the local and European elections. Irrespective of political affiliation, the message was loud and clear that the nation expected to know the answers sooner.

However, the obvious solution to this issue isn't popular. Electronic voting has a bad reputation in Ireland and the concept has been dead for a decade. The thing about...

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