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Technology a boon to voters in India

    Technology a boon to voters in India

Dr. S.Y. Quraishi, former head of the Election Commission of India, recently penned an article in which he provides some interesting insights on the benefits technology has brought to Indian [...]

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Vietnam climbs 10 notches on UN e-Government list

    Vietnam climbs 10 notches on UN e-Government list

In what observers are considering a strong indicator of Vietnam’s resoluteness in adopting e-Governance, the country has just moved up ten places in a UN study ranking the progress of [...]

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Philippine electronic count “almost perfect”

    Philippine electronic count “almost perfect”

Automated elections in the Philippines got a boost when an election watchdog announced that its random manual (RMA) showed a 99.8% match between the electronic count and the manual count."It [...]

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The Philippines improves speed of election proclamations

    The Philippines improves speed of election proclamations

On May 9 the Philippines automated its third national election with great result. Leveraging technology, basically all candidates vying for local offices were proclaimed between Election Night and the next [...]

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Philippine poll body launches voter education campaign

    Philippine poll body launches voter education campaign

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is going to great lengths to ensure that all registered voters in the Philippines are equipped with knowledge on how to properly cast their votes [...]

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Historic vote in Burma

    Historic vote in Burma

On November 8th the citizens of Burma headed to the polls in order to cast their votes in the first elections since 1990 when the military government recognise the victory [...]

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Can Google rig elections? – the rebuttal

    Can Google rig elections? – the rebuttal

Amit Singhal, senior vice president and software engineer at Google, responded Robert Epstein’s article which suggested that Google had the power to shift the voting preferences of undecided voters. Given [...]

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Can Google rig elections?

    Can Google rig elections?

“How Google Could Rig the 2016 Election” is the title of an article written by Robert Epstein and published by Politico in August.According to Epstein, Senior Research Psychologist at the [...]

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