Electronic Vote for the Senate during COVID-19 Pandemic

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The electronic voting system is one of the systems adopted to vote in general elections in a number of countries, but this system is not used in many countries, and even in countries that adopt it, it is employed  partially most of the time. COVID-19 has brought about remarkable changes in all fields, and has reinforced trends or phenomena that were already in place, and the talk in this context revolves around the issue of electronic voting, which seems under these emergency circumstances the only solution to holding the elections and not delaying them.
The electronic voting system has many forms, but the most important of them are two types, the first depends on the method of counting the number of votes recorded on paper in an electronic way, and the second type depends on the use of computers to automatically count and count the votes without using any papers, which is what is called the direct electronic voting system. This system is implemented through online voting by setting standards to prevent fraud, or through voters marking their votes directly through a touch screen or pressing certain buttons on an electronic screen that shows users to whom they vote, and voter data is recorded on devices Computers at polling stations, and at the end of the voting period, the data is collected in a central machine for counting votes.

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