A fundamental problem underscored in the report is how i-Vote
compromises major voting procedures and doesn't provide ballot secrecy as required by Elections Act 2017 and Article 226 of the Constitution.
' system was used for the first time in local elections in 2005, before being extended to the 2007 general elections, but is being used for the first time ever in this year's European elections.
ambassadors to participate in I-VOTE
2008 (International Visitors Observe the Elections) between October 26 and November 8, a press release of the U.S.
Citing similar concerns, Sarwar Bari of the Free and Fair Election Network (Fafen) said that the i-vote
system did not provide secrecy of the ballot, which is a violation of Clause 94 of the Elections Act 2017 and Article 226 of the Constitution.
As per the plan, I-voting is to be introduced on experimental basis and the commission has opposed the inclusion of I-vote
count in the actual results.