Candidates for public office in California may soon be able to accept cryptocurrencies as donations, though the practice has not yet been codified.
Early results from elections on the neo blockchain suggest the world's 12th largest cryptocurrency may be struggling to deliver on promised claims.
The revelation bitcoin may have played a role in one of the biggest U.S. elections scandals has crypto supporters and mainstream pundits talking.
DarkTower director Scott Dueweke said cryptocurrencies are "tailor made" for foreign powers hoping to influence American elections.
The U.S. policymakers will look into potential risks that digital currencies could pose to the American democracy.
Colorado's Secretary of State has proposed allowing political committees to accept contributions in cryptocurrency.
Brian Forde, who is running for the California's 45th district seat in the U.S. House, is pitching himself as the crypto candidate.
The early returns of the first ever presidential election tracked on a blockchain are in, but some problems not even distributed ledgers can solve.
A candidate for the US Congress in upstate New York has begun accepting donations in bitcoin.
Contributors to the Hyperledger blochain project will vote on a new steering committee in the weeks ahead.