The success of the E-voting to Enhance the Political Engagement: A Comparative Study




e-voting, e-democracy, political engagement, elections, transparency, United Arab Emirates


Purpose: This research investigates the e-voting system in the United Arab Emirates by comparing European countries such as the UK, Switzerland, and Netherlands experiences.


Theoretical framework: The current research consists of an introduction and the definition of e-voting in addition to the advantages and risks of the e-voting system, no ultimate judgment, e-voting as a subject of structuration, legal and technical guarantees for e-voting, types, and techniques of e-voting, e-voting in Europe, and e-voting in the United Arab Emirates.


Design/Methodology/Approach: It should be noted that descriptive and analytical methods have been adopted in this study, clarifying the concept of e-voting and then addressing the advantages and risks of e-voting, in addition to comparative approach has been used to compare European countries such as UK, Switzerland, and Netherland from one side, and the United Arab Emirates from the other side.


Findings of the paper: The UAE has electronic voting systems that help empower people to vote from anywhere.


Research, Practical & Social implications: We suggest using AI in election systems to enhance public participation, empower people, and facilitate people's voting to make it easy and fast.

Originality/Value: We propose to create electronic systems for public procurement in the Emirates that do not have electronic systems for public procurement, in addition to continually introducing technical support to the employees to avoid mistakes and to enhance effectiveness and efficiency.


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How to Cite

Aboelazm, K. S. (2023). The success of the E-voting to Enhance the Political Engagement: A Comparative Study. Journal of Law and Sustainable Development, 11(11), e1732.