"The Diffusion of Electronic Voting for Participatory Budgeting Projects: Evidence from Ukraine" Pp. 117-120. In Proceedings of the Seventh International Joint Conference on Electronic Voting E-Vote-ID 2022. Edited by R. Krimmer et al.



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University of Tartu Press


Electronic voting for participatory budgeting projects in Ukraine it is understudied. Therefore, the paper aims to investigate the patterns of diffusion of e-voting for participatory budgeting projects in Ukraine. This quantitative inquiry scrutinized data about 175 Ukrainian communities that have practiced e-participatory budgeting during 2017-2020 utilizing descriptive and inferential statistics,as well as ANOVA analysis of variance, bivariate and partial correlation analysis. It became evident that participatory budgeting e-voting diffusion vary greatly across Ukrainian communities. Overall, there are some indications of an ongoing digitalization of participatory budgeting voting, which cannot be stated with ab-solute certainty. The one definitely confirmed pattern of participatory budgeting e-voting diffusion in Ukrainian communities is that longer duration of participatory budgeting is associated with higher e-voting rates.


This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. Comprehending Internet Voting Impact on Open Government: An International Comparative Study (CIVICS), grant No 101038044.


Electronic Voting, Internet Voting, Participatory Budgeting