IJSRP, Volume 6, Issue 2, February 2016 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Subhash N. Ariyadasa
Elections are plays a vital role in modern democracy. It is the form of transferring power of citizen in to their representatives. Sri Lanka, being the oldest democracy in South Asia, is still using old traditional paper-based election system. But the modern technology is improved to provide faster, better, cheaper vote counting, and have stimulated great interest in managing the election process through the use of electronic voting systems. In nowadays, many democracies have adopted electronic systems, and the number of deployed systems is rising. Although the electronic voting process has gained popularity and users, it is a great challenge to provide a reliable system. The time is come for Sri Lanka to replace the current paper-based election system from paperless e-Voting systems. Electronic voting system have many advantages over traditional hand-counted paper ballots, therefore it will be a needful replacement for the future of Sri Lankan democracy.