Lithuania’s government will seek to legalize this year the creation of an online voting system, which should be developed by mid-2019, shows the implementation plan of the governmental program published on Thursday. All of the amendments necessary for online voting should be adopted by the end of 2019. The Justice Ministry was put in charge of drafting the laws and developing the system.
The government plans that, with the online voting possibility in place, about a fifth of Lithuania’s electorate should be able to vote online in 2020.
Lithuania’s earlier government already had the online voting plan in its program, which envisaged introducing the system from early 2018.