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Alternatywne techniki głosowania a frekwencja wyborcza
Alternative voting methods and voter turnout

Author(s): Krzysztof Korycki
Subject(s): Electoral systems, Methodology and research technology, ICT Information and Communications Technologies
Published by: Łódzkie Towarzystwo Naukowe
Keywords: voter turnout; proxy voting; postal voting; e-voting;

Summary/Abstract: Article indicates the cause, lasting many years, the low voter turnout in Poland. They presented three alternative techniques to vote, which in addition to the guarantee of universal suffrage can help to increase turnout. Voting by proxy and postal vote are already in the Polish electoral law. Electronic voting is analyzed on the basis of the election results in Estonia, where since 2005 it is used. In his article, I am looking for answers to the question: which of the presented techniques voting contributes most to the increase turnout.

  • Issue Year: 2017
  • Issue No: 23
  • Page Range: 83-105
  • Page Count: 22
  • Language: Polish