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50% of UK population supports for e-Voting

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More than 50 percent British citizens are supporting for online voting system (e-Voting). The study conducted by ntl:Telewest, a UK based research company has revealed that half of the UK population giving their support to e-Voting.

According to the study, more than 50 percent of British citizens believe that local government issues like council tax, crime-fighting and education far outweigh the central government mandate of data protection, national security and foreign policy. The UK local election will set to take place on may 3, 2007. More than 46 percent British say that e-Voting will make more likely to turnout. The younger generation aged between 18-34 is more excited on e-Voting system. Approximately 10 million UK households use broadband to access the Internet and around 4,789 local libraries in the UK, which offers free Internet access.

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