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Utah Forward Party - April Convention

David Ernst - May 13, 2024

The Utah branch of the new Forward Party hosted its first statewide convention on April 27, 2024, using Secure Internet Voting ( to make decisions on state party priorities and nominate candidates for the general election.

The core voting requirements for democratic integrity were:


Utah District 2 June Primary Winner Confirmed as Congressional Representative in November Election

David E. & Ariana I. - Nov 23, 2023

This marks the fourth time the Utah GOP has successfully used SIV for elections. This instance was for a special election to replace one of their U.S. Congressional Representatives who had left office early.

Celeste Maloy won the nominating contest for Utah's 2nd Congressional District at the June GOP convention, an election conducted using SIV, and then secured victory in the November General Election, formally securing her position to represent the district in DC.


June 2023 Harlem Participatory Budgeting pilot w/ RxC

David E. & Ariana I. - Jun 30, 2023

In June 2023, Secure Internet Voting (SIV) collaborated with RadicalxChange (RxC) and former New York City Councilmember Kristin Richardson Jordan to conduct a Participatory Budgeting (PB) poll in Harlem District 9.

Our project mission was to engage Harlem District 9 residents in the participatory budgeting process, offering them the convenience of casting their votes online and employing the Quadratic Voting method to determine the community's top priorities from a range of proposed funding allocations.


April 2023 GOP State Leadership Election Recap

David E. & Ariana I. - Apr 23, 2023

The Utah Republican Party has once again successfully used the Secure Internet Voting (SIV) system in their 2023 GOP state party leadership elections, their third time successfully benefitting from a verifiable election process.

The event, which took place at the State Convention on April 22nd, 2023, included over 2,300 people using SIV, with over 29,000 selections cast.


SIV's New Research Page

Ariana Ivan - May 2, 2022

We've published an updated design of the About SIV page.

Now you can see a clearer representation of the main peer-reviewed cryptography research that powers Secure Internet Voting.


How SIV addresses the top 7 internet voting concerns

David Ernst - Apr 28, 2022

Verified Voting, an advocacy organization of leading academic computer scientists, have compiled a list of many of the top concerns introduced by insecure internet voting.

SIV has always taken these thoughtful concerns into consideration, designing the system to meet the high standards needed.


Hiring a Senior Full-Stack Engineer

Ariana Ivan - Mar 14, 2022

Secure Internet Voting (SIV) is a mathematically-provable system designed to run fast, private, and completely verifiable elections.

Join the SIV team to build vital infrastructure for free citizens all over the world.


The Power of “Democratic Peace Theory”

David Ernst - Feb 28, 2022

For thousands of years, people have sought to prevent war, even dramatically naming it one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.

In the last century, scholars have made one of the most powerful discoveries in the fields of political science and international relations, called “Democratic Peace Theory”.


SIV Now Uses Elliptic Curve Cryptography

David Ernst - Feb 11, 2022

We've released the biggest upgrade to SIV since its creation: Elliptic Curve Cryptography.

This means SIV is now able to achieve vast security levels, all while remaining ultra fast.



David Ernst - Feb 1, 2022

We launched around July 2020. In the last year and a half or so, we've been building, learning from election officials, and running small, controlled pilots.

We've learned a tremendous amount about Election Administrators' needs, and how we can better communicate our vision of Fast, Private, & Verifiable Elections.