Online Voting System

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CHAPTER 1
INTRODUCTION
BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
The introduction of computers greatly enhances the speed and efficiency of voting process. Results could be attained even right after the voting reducing the time to a mere fraction compared to the time it takes if the voting is done manually. It also increases the level of the voting experience because of multimedia enhancements. The present generation, people became more literate especially with the use of computers. Technologies emerged to introduce many different ways of advancement. Computer machines are of these. Computers now in existence are the most powerful machines than can do anything people’s lives. The manual voting system of Polytechnic University of the Philippines – Santa Rosa Campus lacks the advantages of a Graphical User Interface that the Windows OS could offer.

It is in this effect that the researcher has decided to propose a system that will improve the existing manual voting system in PUP - SRC. The researcher aims to convert the existing manual system into an automated system or Graphical User Interface (GUI) to take advantage of the many possibilities that a visual program could offer.

OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
GENERAL OBJECTIVE:
The general objectives of this study is to change and upgrade the current voting process used by the Polytechnic University of the Philippines – Santa Rosa Campus by providing its own online voting system. SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES:

This study has the following objectives:
1. To design a system that has the following capabilities: a. Accuracy
b. No redundancy
2. To develop a system using the following:
a. Internet
b. Local Area Network (LAN)
c. Wide Area Network (WAN)
3. To test and evaluate the system according to its specification. SCOPE AND LIMITATIONS OF THE STUDY
This study will include the counting and recording the vote of the student. This study is limited to the staff and faculty of the Polytechnic University of the...
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