This post is originally published in Data Driven Investor.
In less than 70 days, the world’s oldest democracy will be facing its biggest showdown in an unprecedented way and at extraordinary times. Organizing an event as massive as the federal elections during these challenging times requires not just an unusual amount of planning, but also innovative ways of doing so. Many options, such as absentee voting and mail-in voting, which earlier were sparsely used, are now widely encouraged. However, there have been concerns raised about these voting mechanisms with the US President often denouncing them as rife in fraud. At times when the trustworthy in-person voting is not a safe option, what are the other reliable options? How does Blockchain voting fit into the paradigm?