Voter Research

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This research is targeting the population which are citizens eligible to vote, in this case above the age of 18. There are a mix of
Qualitative and quantitative research. About 8 focus groups of sizes
Between 6-8 will be conducted at the electoral commission. A couple
Of depth interviews will be conducted. The profile of these participants
Are citizens eligible to vote. They are picked at random. These research
Methods provide a rich insight to the research problem.

On the other hand, quantitative research is as important as qualitative research.
Telephone surveys, mail surveys as well as online surveys are the different surveys methods used. The sample size is very large and intends to have a good representation of the voting public. Random digit dialing and lists of addresses are used as the sampling strategy.

The findings of this research intends to answer of internet voting is effective and a good alternative voting method in the sense that it reduces the costs of public elections but at the same time be reliable and credible. The total cost of implementing this proposal is averaging to about AU$ 121785. The study should take no more than 3 months to complete

Previous research literature on this issue shows a couple of key findings that are crucial to this research. It is important to know the costs of previous elections. The background paper shows that the previous election cost more than $95 million. There has been no previous trials on internet voting anywhere in Australia. In the United States, there have been concerns that internet voting brings about racial discrimination. Further concerns have arisen about home voting via the internet as for the security concerns. Another key note for this research is that certain segments of this population have been identified as perceiving the internet as threatening.


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