Web based secure e-voting system with fingerprint authentication

Altun A. A., Bilgin M.

Scientific Research and Essays, vol.6, no.12, pp.2494-2500, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Journal Name: Scientific Research and Essays
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, CAB Abstracts, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.2494-2500
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: No


The elections that are made by using traditional methods are no longer preferred because of the long period of preparation, fake voting, faulty voting, mistakes made in counting the votes, long period of counting and high cost of voting process. In order to avoid these disadvantages affecting directly the economy and policy of the country, it is obligatory to carry the available voting system to an electronic system. In this study, an electronic voting system, E-voting for a general election is developed and fingerprint authentication based e-voting system is applied. As a result, security of the voting system is greatly improved by using biometric authentication system. © 2011 Academic Journals.