International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 57, Issue 9, pp 2676–2686 | Cite as

A Choreographed Distributed Electronic Voting Scheme

  • Jia-Lei Zhang
  • Jian-Zhong ZhangEmail author
  • Shu-Cui Xie


In this paper, we propose a choreographed distributed electronic voting scheme, which is based on quantum group blind signature. Our distributed electronic voting scheme could really protect the message owner’s privacy and anonymity which the classical electronic voting systems can not provide. The electors can exercise their voting rights effectively, and no one other than the tallyman Bob knows the contents of his vote. Moreover, we use quantum key distribution protocol and quantum one-time pad to guarantee its unconditional security. Furthermore, when there was a dispute, the group supervisor David can detect the source of the signature based on the signature’s serial number \(SN\).


Distributed electronic voting scheme Quantum group blind signature Four-qubit cluster state Unconditional security 



This work is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 61402275, 61402015, 61273311), the Natural Science Foundation of Shaanxi Province (Grant No. 2015JM6263, 2016JM6069), and the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities(Grant No. GK201402004).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Mathematics and Information ScienceShaanxi Normal UniversityXi’anChina
  2. 2.School of ScienceXi’an University of Posts and TelecommunicationsXi’anChina

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