Russian Region Conducts Blockchain Election With 40K Participants
Saratov Oblast, a region in Southern, has conducted a reportedly successful election with 40,000 participants, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Dec. 18.
On Dec. 12, participants voted to elect members of the local Youth Parliament via the blockchain-driven electronic polling system Polys,by in 2017.
According to the press release, the decentralized network was deployed at 110 polling stations and the election lasted seven hours.
Blockchain-driven voting mechanisms are being actively tested on both the regional and national levels in many countries.blockchain-based voting this summer, while the state of West Virginia also a similar trial during the recent midterm elections in November.