A Contemporary Approach to Designing and Implementing Electronic Voting Systems (EVS)





Smart Cities, Software Engineering, E-voting System, Intelligent Agent, Multi-Agent Systems


This study delves into the potential of Electronic Voting Systems (EVS) in Ghana, to enhance transparent and trustworthy electoral processes. We presented a comprehensive framework highlighting trust, diaspora engagement, and human factors in voting. The study proposes a robust EVS framework for Ghana, emphasizing trust and accountability, preventing electoral fraud, and encouraging African governments to invest in IT and collaborate with experts in e-government and e-voting systems. We commence with a detailed systems analysis, identifying specific electoral challenges in Ghana. An artifact is designed and developed, and the artifact's effectiveness is demonstrated through Design Science Research Methodology (DSRM). We evaluated its alignment with the desired solution for Ghana's electoral issues. We emphasize the potential of EVS to address electoral challenges in Ghana and underscore the importance of proactive government policies, IT investments, and collaboration with IT experts. User acceptance testing achieved a remarkable 98% approval rate, showcasing the feasibility of implementing EVS at the national level. This research underlines the pivotal role of EVS in Ghana and advocates for visionary government policies and investments in IT. These measures can modernize electoral systems, align them with international standards, and promote democratic progress while preventing electoral fraud in Ghana and other African nations to avoid condemnation and punishment of unconstitutional transfers of power that are being challenged by meticulously planned takeovers.



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Author Biographies

Adams Addison Kobla Azameti, University of Professional Studies

Information Technology


Samuel Chris Quist, University of Professional Studies

Department of Information Technology.


Godfred Koi-Akrofi, University of Professional Studies

Department of Information Technology.

Senior Lecturer

Benedict C. Nwachuku, Academic City College University

Information Technology




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How to Cite

A. A. K. Azameti, S. C. Quist, G. Koi-Akrofi, and B. C. Nwachuku, “A Contemporary Approach to Designing and Implementing Electronic Voting Systems (EVS)”, EAI Endorsed Trans Smart Cities, vol. 7, no. 3, Mar. 2024.