August 19, 2020 US Postal Service has filed a patent for blockchain voting system.

The United States Postal Services has filed a patent for a blockchain-based system that would help to secure mail-in voting in elections. While details are scarce, the agency has stated that its system would be able to store voter identification and record votes directly on-chain. It remains unclear whether the system will play a role in the upcoming U.S. presidential election.

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