Since 2004, 14 cantons have effectively led in excess of 200 trials that have offered a bit of voter the chance to vote electronique. On April 5, 2017, the Federal Council settled on the following stages for the far-reaching presentation of this type of voting in our nation; it has chosen to end the testing stage sooner rather than later and to dispatch the administrative work required to put electronic voting into activity. Once the lawful bases have been reconsidered, electronic voting will subsequently be a type of voting in its own particular appropriate, as will voting in the polling booth and voting via mail.
With a specific end goal to establish the frameworks for the arranged update of the enactment, the Federal Council educated the Federal Chancellery to set up a gathering of specialists. In task since August 2017, this body involves 13 delegates of the Confederation, cantons and logical circles, in addition to experts from the Federal Chancellery. It will meet five times between August 2017 and March 2018 and will be entrusted with concentrate the double issue of the prerequisites set by the Confederation and the checking it must exercise amid the lead of the electronic vote. It will likewise take a gander at the gathering that the populace and the political world could hold dematerialization and its conceivable results for the investment rate in the surveys.
The Federal Council additionally set out to prepare for the dematerialization of the vote (paperless), in other words, the entire digitization of the voting using vote en ligne procedure. It would consequently be conceivable to absolutely or halfway postpone the sending of physical archives (vote or race tally, legitimation card, appointive envelope and clarifications) to voters.
The finishes of the master gathering will be incorporated into the draft sent for counsel, at that point in the Federal Council’s message on the amendment of the Confederation’s lawful bases.
Changing the scene of electronic voting since 2015
Over the previous years, the present venture things has changed drastically. In perspective of the present framework. Around the same time, the task endured a noteworthy mishap: the consortium of nine cantons broke up. This choice is because of the way that their framework couldn’t meet the government prerequisites. The shared objective of the Confederation and the cantons to permit by far most of Swiss abroad to vote electronically for the decision of the National Council in 2015 was along these lines missed.