Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2016/400

Towards Secure Quadratic Voting

Sunoo Park and Ronald L. Rivest

Abstract: We provide an overview of some of the security issues involved in securely implementing Lalley and Weyl's ``Quadratic Voting'', and suggest some possible implementation architectures. Our proposals blend ``end-to-end verifiable'' voting methods with anonymous payments. We also consider new refund rules for quadratic voting, such as a ``lottery'' method.

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Date: received 21 Apr 2016, last revised 23 Aug 2016

Contact author: sunoo at csail mit edu

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Short URL: ia.cr/2016/400

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