Building E-Voting System for Educational Institutions

International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
© 2018 by IJCTT Journal
Volume-65 Number-1
Year of Publication : 2018
Authors : W.K.ElSaid
DOI :  10.14445/22312803/IJCTT-V65P103


MLA Style: W.K.ElSaid "Building E-Voting System for Educational Institutions" International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology 65.1 (2018): 12-20.

APA Style:W.K.ElSaid (2018). Building E-Voting System for Educational Institutions. International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology, 65(1), 12-20.

In the past, educational institutions were interested in providing only good education. But with the democratic transition this interest has changed to include other aspects, particularly for students. A fertile environment for students to practice the democratic activities in education sector is the students’ union. Although the students’ union is the core nucleus to form the electoral awareness of students, but until now the process of electing student representatives in the students’ union is performed by manual paper based methods. These methods are no longer acceptable in the era of technological advances. Therefore, employing modern technologies for managing elections of the students’ union has become mandatory to reduce time consuming, effort, cost and mistakes which reflected positively on accuracy results of the electoral process. This paper presents an electronic system based on Web technology for managing the students’ union elections in institutions of higher education. The system evaluation process has been performed by a group of experts and end users. The overall findings confirm that, the proposed system is fully accepted with minor revisions.

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Democracy, Elections, Educational Institutions, Students’ Union, E-Voting, Online Voting.