Proceedings of the 2006 Bregenz Electronic Voting Conference online

[From Robert Krimmer]

Dear all!

Today I’m happy to release the PDF of the 2006 2006 conference on Electronic Voting which took place in Castle Hofen near Bregenz at the wonderful Lake Constance from 2nd to 4th of August.
The proceedings contain the twenty papers selected for the presentation at the conference out of more than forty submissions.

You can order the proceedings in print for EUR 19,70 (+shipping & handling) by sending an e-mail to

Or you can download it here for free ;-):

Krimmer, R. (Ed.): Electronic Voting 2006, GI Lecture Notes in Informatics, P-86, Bonn, 2006.
krimmer_electronic_voting_2006 (pdf, 1,910 KB)

Here is the content of the book:


Robert Krimmer pp. 9-12
krimmer_overview_9-12 (pdf, 209 KB)

Session 1: E-Voting Experiences

    • E-voting in Estonia 2005. The first practice of country-wide binding Internet voting in the world
      Ülle Madise, Tarvi Martens p. 15-26
      madise_martens_estonia2005_13-26 (pdf, 309 KB)
    • Swiss E-Voting Pilot Projects: Evaluation, Situation Analysis and How to Proceed
      Nadja Braun, Daniel Brändli p. 27-36
      braun_braendli_swiss_e-voting_27-36 (pdf, 294 KB)

Session 2: Social, Technical, and Political Issues of E-Voting

    • Contributions to traditional electronic voting systems in order to reinforce citizen confidence

Ana Gómez, Sergio Sánchez Garcia, Emilia Pérez Belleboni p. 39-49
gomez_spain_39-49 (pdf, 344 KB)

    • A preliminary question: Is e-voting actually useful for our democratic institutions? What do we need it for?
      Jordi Barrat Esteve p. 51-60
      barrat_a_preliminary_question_51-60 (pdf, 249 KB)
    • How e-voting technology challenges traditional concepts of citizenship: an analysis of French voting rituals
      Laurence Monnoyer-Smith p. 61-68
      monnoyer-smith_challenge_citizenship_61-68 (pdf, 173 KB)

Session 3: Legal and Democratic Issues of E-Voting

    • The electoral legislation of the Basque autonomous community regarding electronic vote
      Rosa M. Fernández, Esther González, José Manuel Vera p. 71-83
      fernandez_basque_e-voting_71-83 (pdf, 289 KB)
    • E-Voting in Brazil – The Risks to Democracy

José Rodrigues-Filho, Cynthia J. Alexander, Luciano C. Batista p. 85-94
rodrigues_e-voting_in_brazil_p85_94 (pdf, 138 KB)

Session 4: Analyzing Solutions for the Uncontrolled Environment

Session 5: Redesigning Workflows for Electronic Voting

    • A generic re-engineering methodology for the organized redesign of the electoral process to an e-electoral process
      Alexandros Xenakis, Ann Macintosh p. 119-130
      Xenakis_Macintosh_BPR_in_E-Voting_119-130 (pdf, 262 KB)
    • Election Workflow Automation – Canadian Experiences
      Goran Obradovic, James Hoover, Nick Ikonomakism, John Poulos p. 131-141
      obradovic_canada_131-141 (pdf, 738 KB)

Session 6: Observing E-Voting

    • A Methodology for Auditing e-Voting Processes and Systems used at the Elections for the Portuguese Parliament
      João Falcão e Cunha, Mário Jorge Leitão, João Pascoal Faria, Miguel Pimenta Monteiro, Maria Antónia Carravilla p. 145-154
      falcao_leitao_portugal_145-154 (pdf, 326 KB)
    • Voting in Uncontrolled Environment and the Secrecy of the Vote
      Kåre Vollan p. 155-169
      vollan_secrecy_vote_156-169 (pdf, 271 KB)
    • Coercion-Resistant Electronic Elections with Observer
      Jörn Schweisgut p. 171-177
      schweisgut_coercion-resistant_171-177 (pdf, 128 KB)

Session 7: Implementing E-Voting

Session 8: Security for E-Voting

    • Security Requirements for Non-political Internet Voting
      Rüdiger Grimm, Robert Krimmer, Nils Meißner, Kai Reinhard, Melanie Volkamer, Marcel Weinand p. 203-212
      grimm_sec_requirements_203-212 (pdf, 120 KB)
    • Online Voting Project – New Developments in the Voting System and Consequently Implemented Improvement in the Representation of Legal Principles
      Klaus Diehl, Sonja Weddeling p. 213-222
      diehl_online-voting-project_213-222 (pdf, 183 KB)

Session 9: Political Views and Democratic Challenges

    • The Voting Challenges in e-Cognocracy
      Joan Josep Piles, José Luis Salazar, José Ruíz, José María Moreno-Jiménez p. 225-235
      Piles_Voting_in_e-Cognocracy_225-236 (pdf, 246 KB)
    • E-Voting in Slovenia: The view of parliamentary deputies

Tina Jukić, Mirko Vintar p. 237-248
jukic_vintar_slovenia_237-248 (pdf, 142 KB)