The Related Press information company has been publishing incoming outcomes from the Nov. 3 United States presidential election onto the Ethereum and EOS blockchains.
As famous on the developer webpage detailing how you can entry its AP Elections API, outcomes are being immutably written to blockchain by Everipedia’s OraQle software program.
Whereas the outcomes are naturally additionally being revealed on the AP web site, utilizing the blockchain-based Everipedia supplies an unhackable and everlasting file of the requires every state as they arrive in.
AP has additionally launched the Ethereum good contract tackle, permitting readers to make use of block explorers corresponding to Etherscan to comply with outcomes as they arrive in.
Nonetheless a extra accessible model of the outcomes, collating the outcomes from all known as states up to now, is accessible through the AP’s EOS account on Bloks.io.
The 2020 U.S. election is among the most controversial in many years with outcomes taking place to the wire in key battleground states. Nearly 100 million votes had been solid early, both by mail or in individual, as a result of coronavirus pandemic, a lot to the chagrin of incumbent president Donald Trump.
The cryptocurrency world is keen to be taught who will develop into the subsequent U.S. president and the impact that it’s going to have on markets.
Nonetheless, it might be days and even weeks earlier than a closing verdict is given, with Trump already making baseless claims of fraud and threatening to launch a Supreme Courtroom problem, regardless of there being thousands and thousands of votes nonetheless to depend.