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Mobile Phone Voting

With the growth of low cost mobile phone devices and networks in underserved regions, they provide a great potential platform for voting. With certain phone features, a variety of interfaces could engage voters otherwise unable to cast their vote.

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Increased accessibility.  Location agnostic allowing people those with mobility issues (and others) to vote at any location, rather than just at a polling place.  A platform that can provide a number of interfaces - button, sound, images.  WIth internet connectivity or without (via sms).  Mobile phones can provide solutions to many barriers that impede populations voting practices.    

Some examples of trial runs of this technology:  
http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2008-12-12-estonia-mobile_N.htm
http://forums.ushahidi.com/topic/mobile-phone-voting-project-ukafrica-2010

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