23% increase in electronic voting in Better Neighborhoods 2015

safe_imageVoting for projects in Better Neighborhoods finished with a 23% participation increase from last year, slipping just under the numbers for the first vote, four years ago. 7.3% of citizens with a right to vote (all residents of Reykjavík from 16 years of age) showed up electronically and cast their vote on which projects they wanted realized in their neighborhoods. The vote is binding with the City of Reykjavík pledging to realize the projects within the year.

Related material:

Better Neighborhoods PB for the 4th time

Citizen Foundation BN presentation 

City of Reykjavík BN info website – Complete report – PDF – Icelandic