Scratch & Vote in the Press

MIT Technology Review just published a description of Scratch & Vote, the simple paper-based cryptographic voting scheme that Ron Rivest and I devised. It’s great to see growing interest in cryptographic voting from the scientific press, especially since the debate has focused far too much on “paper or no paper,” when the real question should be “verified, or not verified.” Kudos to Duncan Graham-Rowe for extracting a concise and clear overview of the system from many long technical discussions with me. Cryptographic voting schemes like Scratch & Vote offer a far superior method of verification: you the voter, can check … Continue reading Scratch & Vote in the Press