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E-Voting using Homomorphic Encryption Scheme

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2016
Tannishk Sharma

Tannishk Sharma. E-Voting using Homomorphic Encryption Scheme. International Journal of Computer Applications 141(13):14-16, May 2016. BibTeX

	author = {Tannishk Sharma},
	title = {E-Voting using Homomorphic Encryption Scheme},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {May 2016},
	volume = {141},
	number = {13},
	month = {May},
	year = {2016},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {14-16},
	numpages = {3},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2016909652},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


A manual voting system can be time consuming and cumbersome and takes a lot of time. With the rapid development of Information Technology an E voting system tends to overcome all these limitations. E voting is fast and helps us to cast our vote from any location. One of the main concern of then E-Voting System is security. In this paper we propose an E-Voting System using Paillier Homomorphic Encryption Scheme which is used to provide security to the voting system and in turn help us to manipulate and transfer data in encrypted form making it impenetrable. Here We use the Paillier Encryption Homomorphic property that allows us to add the votes in encrypted form. The online voting is more reliable than the traditional system and is able to save to save the time


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Homomorphic encryption, Paillier Algorithm, E-voting, Cryptography