ot to go back to the voting poll and acquire a stamp on their ballots and wait for the election clerk to register them in a record of the people who have voted. Additionally, Haupt (2004) denotes that the voters do not need to wait for their ballot papers to be stamped by the election officials in order to drop them in the ballot box.
According to Kremer et al (2010), electronic voter systems have a heightened security and reliability than the other voting systems. In essence, an electronic vote is conveyed and channeled fast, reliably, and safely into the federal electronic ballot box. As a result, introduction of electronic voter system into a nation makes it possible for people to vote anywhere, irrespective of the voters’ residence. Debatably, this also makes voting accessible to the people with disabilities.
Electronic voter registration reduces some of the errors that may be present in a manual voting system. For instance, in electronic voter system there are reduced voting faults since the identification data of the selected candidate appears on the screen before confirming the vote (Haupt, 2008). As a result, electronic voter system brings about a sense of integrity and impartiality among the voters and the citizens.
Electronic voting system cuts down and alters the work of the authorities considerably. In this regard, it leads to reduced costs through less personnel required in the voting process. As a result, electronic voting system does away with such functions such as stamping of ballot papers and filling the voter register.
Despite the benefits that accrue to the voters and the authorities, Jefferson et al (2004) argue that the electronic voter system has some drawbacks that include security concerns, virus such as Trojan, and inequality.
Security is one of the major drawbacks of the electronic voter system. So far, hackers are the major security threats to any electronic system not only in to organizations and firms but also to the electronic