Blockchain-Based Electronic Voting System for Elections in Turkey

Bulut R., Kantarcı A., Keskin S., BAHTİYAR Ş.

4th International Conference on Computer Science and Engineering, UBMK 2019, Samsun, Turkey, 11 - 15 September 2019, pp.183-188 identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Doi Number: 10.1109/ubmk.2019.8907102
  • City: Samsun
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.183-188
  • Keywords: blockchain, e-voting, electronic voting, internet voting
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: Yes


© 2019 IEEE.Traditional elections satisfy neither citizens nor political authorities in recent years. They are not fully secure since it is easy to attack votes. It threatens also privacy and transparency of voters. Additionally, it takes too much time to count the votes. This paper proposes a solution using Blockchain to eliminate all disadvantages of conventional elections. Security and data integrity of votes is absolutely provided theoretically. Voter privacy is another requirement that is ensured in the system. Lastly, waiting time for results decreased significantly in proposed Blockchain voting system.