Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2019/617

Trustless, Censorship-Resilient and Scalable Votings in the Permission-based Blockchain Model

Sebastian Gajek and Marco Lewandowsky

Abstract: Voting systems are the tool of choice when it comes to settle an agreement of different opinions. We propose a solution for a trustless, censorship-resilient and scalable electronic voting platform. By leveraging the blockchain together with the functional encryption paradigm, we fully decentralize the system and reduce the risks that a voting provider, like a corrupt government, does censor or manipulate the outcome.

Category / Keywords: applications / DAO, voting, functional encryption, blockchain, Hyperledger

Date: received 31 May 2019

Contact author: marco lewandowsky at hs-flensburg de, sebastian gajek@hs-flensburg de

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