Vancouver online voting pilot nixed by province: CBC News
A pilot program for online municipal election voting in Vancouver won't get off the ground in time for the upcoming civic election.
Earlier this year, Vancouver city council passed a resolution to set up online voting for the advance polls of this year's municipal election on Nov. 19, which would have allowed eligible voters to cast a ballot by home or mobile computer.
However, the city needed provincial approval to get the program up and running — and the province says there's not enough time to ensure a fair and accurate process is in place. --->>>
Also see: No e-voting for Vancouver, at least until 2014
"E-voting, as you know, was a no-go this time around," Mackenzie notes. "The city was quite keen on it. The whole purpose was to increase votes. But it hinged on approval from the province and Victoria didn't feel comfortable enough to proceed." --->>>