Clarington demonstrates an online voting system that will be in place in October


By Glenn Hendry

Published on June 9, 2022 at 3:16 p.m.

A demonstration of a web-based online voting system that will be in place for the October municipal elections in Clarington went off without a hitch on Wednesday evening with several dozen residents getting their first taste of the system.

“It was extremely informative and we hope attendees found it informative,” said Clarington communications manager Basia Radomski. “The system is secure, easy to use and convenient and it allows our voters to vote on their own schedule anywhere.”

– Clarington is set to demonstrate a voting system that will allow voters to vote “anywhere, anytime” using an online device, tablet or desktop device. ‘a phone.

The demonstration of the new system, which will allow voters to choose their candidate “anywhere, anytime” using an online device, tablet or phone, was carried out by Simply Voting, a web-based online voting system provider.

Voters will be able to use the new system this fall anytime between Oct. 18 and Election Day on Oct. 24.

The protest came just after a provincial election plagued by technical issues – 27 polling places in 19 Ontario ridings kept their polls open longer due to power outages and other issues.

The online voting system was used successfully in the 2019 election in the Northwest Territories.

To see the demonstration, click here, find ‘How can I vote?’ then “Demonstration of Internet/telephone voting”.

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