VI. Tech Thursday
National Tech: Voatz, a blockchain-based voting startup has raised $2.2 million to test its mobile phone-based voting system. According to Government Technology, the money will allow the start-up to expand its testing further.
Indiana: A new app from the secretary of state’s office allows Hoosier to register to vote right from their phones. The Indiana Voters app also allows voters to check their registration status and find their polling place.
New Mexico: The City of Santa Fe has launched a new website to help explain the implementation of ranked choice voting. Vote Different Santa Fe is a site that allows a mock election using ranked choice voting the candidates include Betty Bear, Diego Deer, Felix Fox, Lucinda Lizard and Roberto Rabbit.