the service scans and verifies a voter's ID. A mobile app collects and counts the votes in real-time.
The blockchain solves at once several problems of traditional electronic elections: protection from frauds and falsification, reduction of election costs, and anonymity of voters.
One more argument from developers: the youths who will have their first voting experience have grown up in a modern digital world so they will definitely need a convenient and safe service. Website: boule.one
How they differ from the competitors:
during the pre-ICO Boulé raised 25 times more than Followmyvote did after the whole campaign on Kickstarter (it was cancelled in the end). How they want to make money:
the developers are planning to sell tokens to the electoral organisers who will distribute them among voters to collect the votes. Later, Boulé will redeem the used tokens.
no info yet. Just for you to understand the approximate size: according to the report of OpenSecrets, the election of the Congress and the President of the United States in 2016 cost $6.44 billion. But, of course, this number includes all expenses, and it's shrouded in mystery how much exactly was spent on organising polling stations and counts.