For the first time ever, mobile voting backed by a blockchain-based infrastructure was available in a U.S. presidential election.
The 2020 presidential election was a milestone for many reasons, one of the most significant of which was the high voter turnout – a reflection of the appetite and re-commitment of American citizens to the democratic process. Regardless of political affiliation and belief, Americans voted in record numbers. This was due in large part to efforts across the country to improve and provide access to voters otherwise disenfranchised or unable to participate.
Voatz also achieved key milestones in 2020. From supporting the first mobile ballots cast in a U.S. presidential election to facilitating the first fully remote conventions for both major political parties in the U.S., and enabling the largest mobile voting exercise in the world, we continued to build on our impressive history of firsts. See below for some key highlights.