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Streamlined Advance Voting Apps

This App Lets Voters Save Time By Choosing Less Busy Times to Vote

— October 20, 2016 — Tech
The Forsyth County area of the state of North Carolina is launching an innovative new app that is designed to encourage citizens to take part in advance voting by making it easier for them to identify and take advantage of less crowded times to go out and cast their ballots.

This advance voting app makes use of new systems that enable election workers and volunteers to keep track of exactly how long it takes for people to go from the back of the line to their voting station. This information is then used to estimate the average amount of time a person would be expected to stand in line, and this information is then posted to the app so that users to keep track of voting times.

Advance voting is reputed to be a great way to even out balloting to get a larger segment of the populace to cast their ballot, and this app is a great example of intelligent leveraging of already-existing technologies to enhance the democratic performance.


Trend Themes
1. Streamlined Advance Voting Apps - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop more advanced voting apps that use real-time data and predictive algorithms to optimize voting times and increase voter turnout.
2. Less Crowded Voting Times - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create platforms that provide users with real-time updates on voting wait times, encouraging more individuals to vote during off-peak hours.
3. Intelligent Leveraging of Technologies - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Explore the use of AI and machine learning to analyze voting data and improve the efficiency of the electoral process.
Industry Implications
1. Election Technology - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop innovative solutions, such as mobile voting apps, to streamline and enhance the voting experience.
2. Data Analytics - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Use advanced data analytics techniques to analyze voting patterns and optimize the allocation of voting resources.
3. Government Technology - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Collaborate with government institutions to create digital platforms that improve the accessibility and efficiency of the voting process.
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