SENIOR AS ELECTOR AND E-ELECTOR IN COVID 19 PANDEMIC

Agnieszka BÓGDAŁ-BRZEZIŃSKA, University of Warsaw, Faculty of Political Sciences and International Studies, Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28, 00-927 Warsaw, Poland
2020 Revista Română de Geografie Politică  
The aim of the study is to show the senior as a voter and ICT user in particularly difficult conditions of the threat caused by the Covid 19 pandemic. The studies conducted in twenty seven countries and other studies from August 2020 showed that seniors and men are most exposed to the effects of the disease. This article assumes that e-voting is a safe election solution in a pandemic. Digital divide is a factor that still remains correlated with the age of citizens, even in countries considered
more » ... technologically advanced. As older voters express more confidence in traditional forms of voting, their attitude slows down the implementation of e-voting in electoral systems. It can be seen that the conservative worldview goes hand in hand with the distrust of seniors in e-voting.
doi:10.30892/rrgp.222106-344 fatcat:wdljefotprfkjcj4pldnzijrra