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Workers in Peruvian congress choose their representatives with electronic voting

    Workers in Peruvian congress choose their representatives with electronic voting

With the help of the Office of National Electoral Processes (ONPE), around a thousand workers in Peru's congress used a method of electronic voting where physical presence was not required [...]

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Unorthodox ballot layout raises concerns in September Fiji polls

    Unorthodox ballot layout raises concerns in September Fiji polls

Voters in the Republic of Fiji, a Melanesian island country in the South Pacific Ocean, are set to fill all fifty (50) seats in its Parliament in the upcoming September [...]

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A brief history of electronic voting in Brazil

    A brief history of electronic voting in Brazil

On October 5th, South America's largest democracy will hold general elections.To expedite the voting experience of citizens, speed vote processing, and enhance the overall transparency and security of the election, the Tribunal [...]

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Iceland’s elections and direct democracy

    Iceland’s elections and direct democracy

Wikimedia Commons/OddurBen. Some rights reserved.Iceland’s next Parliamentary elections aren’t until 2017. But as soon as they’ve been held and a new government has been elected, a new constitution will be [...]

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Internet Voting and the threat of vote buying and vote selling

    Internet Voting and the threat of vote buying and vote selling

Vote buying and vote selling are some of the earliest known forms of electoral fraud. The reason why it’s been so pervasive througout time is simple, any time a voter [...]

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Will the Australian voting system go online?

    Will the Australian voting system go online?

Image courtesy of  Stuart Miles / FreeDigitalPhotos.netAccording to an article in Australia’s Business Spectator, Australia’s Department of Communications has told a parliamentary group, The Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters, that [...]

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Fifteen parliament seats up for election in Sint Maarten

    Fifteen parliament seats up for election in Sint Maarten

Voters in the constituent country of Sint Maarten are set to elect fifteen members of the unicameral Parliament on August 29.The  small territory on the Caribbean, which is a semi-autonomous [...]

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