Browsing the "Elections" Tag

Overstock’s Medici Ventures Leads $7 Million Round for Blockchain Voting Startup

| Daniel Palmer

Blockchain-based mobile voting platform Voatz has raised $7 million in a Series A round led by Overstock's Medici Ventures and Techstars.

Thai Government Agency Develops Blockchain Tech for Elections Voting

| Yogita Khatri

A Thailand government agency has developed a blockchain-based solution that's set to digitalize elections voting in the country.

South Korea Eyes More Reliable E-Voting With December Blockchain Trial

| Yogita Khatri

South Korea's National Election Commission says it is building a blockchain-based voting platform to be trialed in December.

u.s. capitol house senate midterms

US Elections Push Augur’s Total Ether Bets Over $2 Million

| David Floyd

Betting on elections to the U.S. House has brought over $700,000 onto the platform, pushing the midterms market into the top spot.

u.s., flag, regulation

No, Bitcoin Isn’t Secretly Messing with the Mid-Term Elections

| Brian Forde

Take it from someone who's actually received crypto campaign donations.

California Is Open to Allowing Crypto Political Donations

| Nikhilesh De

Candidates for public office in California may soon be able to accept cryptocurrencies as donations, though the practice has not yet been codified.

neo, blockchain

Democracy of Two: NEO and the Crypto ‘Election’ That Wasn’t

| Annaliese Milano

Early results from elections on the neo blockchain suggest the world's 12th largest cryptocurrency may be struggling to deliver on promised claims.

A US Election Probe Implicated Bitcoin – And the Reaction Was Swift

| Stan Higgins and Anna Baydakova

The revelation bitcoin may have played a role in one of the biggest U.S. elections scandals has crypto supporters and mainstream pundits talking.

Congress

US Senators Discuss Crypto Threat to Domestic Elections

| Nikhilesh De and Madeline Meng Shi

DarkTower director Scott Dueweke said cryptocurrencies are "tailor made" for foreign powers hoping to influence American elections.

US Senate Hearing Will Look at Crypto’s Impact on Elections

| Madeline Meng Shi

The U.S. policymakers will look into potential risks that digital currencies could pose to the American democracy.