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An E-Voting Framework with Enterprise Blockchain

  • Mohammed Khaled MustafaEmail author
  • Sajjad Waheed
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 127)

Abstract

electronic voting or e-voting system is being widely used in both corporate and government voting system for its ease of use and efficiency. it has proved some significant advantages over the paper-based one, but vital key elements of voting remain within the later system like privacy, anonymity, etc. the evolution of blockchain technology with advanced cryptographic techniques paved the way to solve the existing drawbacks of the e-voting system with additional new features. in this paper, we proposed a scheme of the e-voting system based on permissioned or enterprise blockchain. the solution proposed here is suitable for online voting of small to medium-scale enterprise, student representative election in universities, or conducting an election for professional bodies. the hyperledger fabric (hlf) platform was used in the core of the framework along with blind signature and zero-knowledge proof (zkp) through idemix to establish security, un-reusability, transparency, and privacy or receipt-freeness of the voting system.

Keywords

E-voting Security Blockchain Privacy Hyperledger fabric Zero-knowledge proof 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bangladesh University of ProfessionalsDhakaBangladesh
  2. 2.Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology UniversityTangailBangladesh

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