Greens: Move to electronic voting system

23.01.2013                      12.Schwat. 5773

Innenpolitik:

Greens: Move to electronic voting system

Israel "far from Western countries concerning green election process", head of Greens Amir Meltzer says.

As Israelis headed to the polls on Tuesday, members of the small party The Greens called on the government to cease using paper ballots and envelopes and switch to an electronic voting system in the next elections.
By employing the paper slip and envelopes, which voters then dispose into cardboard boxes, millions of pieces of paper create a tremendous amount of waste, the party said. Much of this trash ends up rolling through the streets that surround the polling stations….