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Rendering Untampered E-Votes Using Blockchain Technology

  • M. MalathiEmail author
  • S. Pavithra
  • S. Preakshanashree
  • S. Praveen Kumar
  • N. Tamilarashan
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies book series (LNDECT, volume 35)

Abstract

The Electronic voting is when a voter casts a ballot through a digital system rather on paper. In the present voting system, the Electronic Voting Machine comprises of two units, control unit and balloting unit. The control unit is with a surveying officer and the balloting Unit is set inside the voting compartment. When the voter makes the choice on the balloting unit by pressing the blue key, the Surveying Officer will press the Close Button. Be that as it may, in the present voting system there is significant probability of vote fixing. Votes can be altered effectively. This can be resolved by blockchain. Blockchain refers to a span of general-purpose technologies to exchange information and transact digital boon in distributed networks. This paper describes using the blockchain technology in an electorate system for Indian election. A threat in the current election system is the characteristics of security and transparency. In current system some problems occur with an administration that has complete authorization over the system and its database, it is affirmable to tamper the database with hefty opportunities. The planned system is basically intended for our nation based on biometric validation. Blockchain technology appears when they make their choice. This is incorporated inside Electronic Voting Machine. The subtleties are put away in independent block. On the off chance that there is a discretionary extortion it very well may be effectively recognized utilizing the blocks of data. This guarantees greater security, unique finger mark of voter is utilized as the fundamental validation asset. To decrease the swindling wellsprings of database control, blockchain can be received in the dispersion of database. This examination considers the voting consequence in blockchain algorithm from each place of election and recorded. A country with less voting rate will fight to develop. It is a potentiality method to the lack of involvement in voting amongst the young media-savvy population. This dispense an incorruptible election amid the democratic people. Blockchain technology is distributed and verified publicly such that degenerate is beyond the realm of imagination.

Keywords

Biometric Electronic Voting Machine Fingerprint verification Blockchain technology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Malathi
    • 1
    Email author
  • S. Pavithra
    • 1
  • S. Preakshanashree
    • 1
  • S. Praveen Kumar
    • 1
  • N. Tamilarashan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information TechnologySri Krishna College of TechnologyCoimbatoreIndia

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