Technology assisted voting (iVote) reports
These reports relate to technology assisted voting for eligible electors, which commenced in 2011.
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Review of technology assisted voting
Following his decision that iVote would not be available for the 2023 NSW State election, the Electoral Commissioner commenced a review into technology assisted voting (TAV), including options for the 2027 NSW State election.
The interim TAV review report was published in August 2023, informed by submissions from stakeholders. The report, submissions and proposed review timeline are available to view.
2023 NSW State election iVote determination
The Electoral Commissioner has determined not to use iVote at the 2023 NSW State election or at by-elections between 1 July 2022 and 25 March 2023.
iVote system performance issues at the 2021 Local Government elections
iVote at the 2021 NSW Local Government elections
iVote source code review (PDF 0.1MB) (Demtech)
iVote audit plan (PDF 0.4MB) (Deloitte)
The NSW Electoral Commission has engaged Deloitte as an independent auditor to assist in validating the iVote control environment prior to and during the NSW Local Government elections in December 2021.
iVote Refresh Project 2017-2019
Report on the iVote system
The NSW Electoral Commission engaged Mr Roger Wilkins AO to undertake an inquiry concerning the iVote system. This followed the NSW Government's response to the NSW Parliament's Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters report on the 2015 State election.
View the NSW Electoral Commission response to the recommendations made in the report.