Switzerland has been a democracy in one form or another since 1291, although its modern constitution dates back to 1848. Now, one of its cities will be testing a form of citizen participation that is based on blockchain.

The city of Zug, known as Switzerland’s “Crypto Valley” for its welcoming attitude toward cryptocurrencies and blockchain, will allow residents to take part in a blockchain-based municipal test vote between June 25 and July 1, reports swissinfo.ch.

The voters will use Zug’s eID system, which was set up last November and currently has around 200 users. Citizens will be able to vote using their smartphones by downloading the existing uPort app to register. Read more here.

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