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First presidential vote cast using blockchain technology

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EXCLUSIVE -- With the 2020 presidential election less than a few weeks away -- encumbered yet again by questions and concerns surrounding ballot security and fraud -- revolutionary blockchain voting technology is being piloted in small pockets of the country.

And Tuesday marked the first time a vote has ever been cast for a U.S. president in the general election using such an app on a personal mobile phone, Fox News has learned exclusively.

 “This is a historic day not only for ballot integrity and election systems but for liberty and the republic itself,” Josh Daniels, a Utah resident, told Fox News in a statement. 

His vote went to former “Mighty Ducks” child actor turned cryptocurrency entrepreneur turned 2020 independent candidate Brock Pierce. 

“In true pioneer spirit, Utah County is honored to be the first place where a Blockchain vote was cast in a presidential general election,” said Utah County Clerk Amelia Powers Gardner, who implemented the “Voatz” platform as both a security and cost-cutting measure 20 months ago. “We are proud to lead our state and the nation on this innovative and cutting edge technology.”

Gardner, who has been using the system for five elections, says it is “one of the most cost-effective initiatives" that her office has undertaken since she was elected 20 months ago.


And much of Pierce’s own campaign is centered on the push for technological innovation to solve the plethora of problems nationwide and ensure America retains her spot as the global frontrunner in modernization and advancement across all major industries.

“The problem with the internet is that you can copy anything – songs, videos, pictures. Internet technology does not allow for the information to stay in one place only,” Pierce told Fox News. “But bl...

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