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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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Great expectations for Myanmar’s first open general election?

    Great expectations for Myanmar’s first open general election?

On 8 November Myanmar will hold its first open general election in 25 years to elect a second government under the 2008 constitution. The president in Myanmar is not directly [...]

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The Philippines: gearing up for the 2016 general elections

    The Philippines: gearing up for the 2016 general elections

With a little over ten months to go before the Philippines goes to the polls to select the next president, the country’s poll body is itself deep in the process [...]

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5 things you probably didn’t know about Kazakhstan Elections

    5 things you probably didn’t know about Kazakhstan Elections

Kazakhstan’s presidential election came with no surprises on April 26. After his 25-year rule, the Central Asian country’s incumbent leader Nursultan Nazarbayev won a fifth consecutive term, with a massive [...]

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Israel eyes electronic voting

    Israel eyes electronic voting

While no date has been set for elections yet, the Central Elections Commission of Israel has been preparing for weeks for the possibility of early elections. And one of the [...]

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United Arab Emirates prepares for its third Federal National Council elections

    United Arab Emirates prepares for its third Federal National Council elections

In 2015, United Arab Emirates (UAB) will conduct its third Federal National Council (FNC) election since this legislative body was formed in 1971. Previous elections –held in 2006 and 2011- [...]

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The 2014 elections in numbers

    The 2014 elections in numbers

This year, approximately 1.5 billion people have elected their representatives in 96 elections held in five continents. That’s the equivalent of 21% of the world population. Asia, a continent with 4.427 [...]

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