Benefits of voting technologies and modern election processes

There are many advantages of using technology in the election process. Next to election administration, other stakeholder benefit from the implementation of modern electoral processes. The following overview presents the benefits separated according to the different stakeholders.


  • Automation of certain processes
  • Faster, easier & accurate results
  • Facilitation of processes
  • Reduction and facilitation of logistics
  • Ecological impact
  • Long-term economic efficiency
  • Transparency of processes
  • Facilitation of communication with voters
  • innovation
  • increase of data quality


  • independency in time and place
  • higher voter mobility
  • increasing accessibility
  • simplicity of the casting process
  • self-determined access for handicapped voters
  • transparency of administrative processes


  • access to new voters
  • faster and more accurate results
  • potential to increase voter turnout
  • direct communication with the voter
  • leader of innovation
  • change in electorate


Information technology always comes along with challenges, which have to be overcome. However, as far as election processes are concerned, there is a broad public interest. Therefore, voting technologies have to be planned and implemented carefully and transparent. Balanced decisions have to be made and the feasibility and challenges of technology implementation have to be assessed.
We provide you with the knowledge to deal with those challenges and support you in utilizing the benefits.

The following challenges are the most prominent ones, but each situation has its unique characteristics and challenges.

  • identification of the voter
  • technology and media competence
  • transparency of processes and technologies
  • security of data
  • audit and verification
  • trust in information technologies