Four out of 10 potential British voters expressed concern that general elections could be rigged/fixed if smartphone/tablet voting were introduced, a Tecmark/YouGov survey has revealed.
Only 8% said they would have no concerns about digital voting being introduced in future general elections.
Different security fears were also highlighted, with 5% concerned their vote wouldn’t remain anonymous and 7% expressing doubt their personal details wouldn’t remain secure.
As well as their concerns about smartphone/tablet voting, we asked 1,566 people in the UK three further questions on the subject. The results will be covered in detail on the Tecmark blog each day this week. Read our general findings here.
All figures, unless otherwise stated, are from YouGov Plc. Total sample size was 1,566 adults. Fieldwork was undertaken between 30th – 31st March 2015. The survey was carried out online. The figures have been weighted and are representative of all GB adults (aged 18+).
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