Rep. Eric Swalwell is accepting donations in six cryptocurrencies to support his bid for the U.S. presidency in 2020.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has attracted $3 million in bitcoin donations over the last three years.
A letter from the Michigan Secretary of State's office states that cryptocurrencies cannot be used for political donations.
Candidates for public office in California may not receive donations in cryptocurrency, the state's political watchdog has ruled.
Infosys's Peter Loop examines four potential opportunities in which blockchain could improve public processes.
Hillary Clinton's decision not to accept bitcoin speaks to the current legal environment surrounding the technology, analysts say.
Anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee is now accepting bitcoin in his 2016 presidential campaign.
Gulnar Hasnain, Green Party candidate for the London constituency of Vauxhall, has raised £1,500 through a cryptocurrency crowdfunding campaign.
London-based green activist Gulnar Hasnain has become the first mainstream political candidate to accept bitcoin in the UK.
Mathias Sundin has become a member of Sweden's parliament after funding his election campaign solely in bitcoin.