September 10, 2012
Casting a Ballot in Your Pajamas?
Panel formed to
look at online voting
Released by Elections BC
Electoral Officer Keith Archer announced today the members of the
Independent Panel on Internet Voting.
The panel members are:
Keith Archer, Ph.D.,
Chief Electoral Officer, Elections BC (Chair)
Dr. Konstantin (Kosta)
Beznosov, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and
Computer Engineering, University of British Columbia
Lee-Ann Crane, Chief
Administrative Officer, East Kootenay Regional District
Dr. Valerie King,
Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of
George Morfitt, former
Auditor General of British Columbia
"All panel members have a
high level of independence and judgment which is essential as they
consider technology, cryptography, Internet security policy, and
electoral administration," said Archer. "I look forward to the
expertise they bring and their participation on this panel."
Following and extending the Elections BC report entitled -
Discussion Paper: Internet Voting
- the panel will examine opportunities and challenges related to the
potential implementation of Internet-based voting for provincial or
local government elections in British Columbia.
A website will be developed, as soon as practicable, to inform the
public about the panel's work and meeting schedule, and provide a
mechanism for input and feedback.
Enquiries about the panel may be forwarded via e-mail
here or; Fax -
250-387-3578 or by Mail to; PO Box 9275 Stn Prov Govt, Victoria, BC
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