• Kyrgyzstan blockchain voting
    Politics,  Technology

    Krygyzstan leader plans blockchain voting for re-do parliamentary elections

    With disputed elections behind three revolts, the volatile nation’s acting president wants to partially replace its central election commission with a blockchain system

    Acting President Sadyr Japarov said during a press conference that a blockchain system will partially replace Kyrgyzstan's central election commission. It’s most recent election was annulled last month after protests over vote rigging. Japarov explained that the nation saw three revolutions start because of elections, so such events must be transparent and the government has to learn a lesson from this and provide accountability.