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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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E-voting in corporate governance in India

India's Ministry of Corporate Affairs has gathered a group of experts to examine and review the new legislation ruling the use of electronic voting in corporate governance. The team will discuss [...]

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Electronic voting makes it easier for shareholders to participate

    Electronic voting makes it easier for shareholders to participate

Minority shareholders could take part in making important company decisions soon, according to market experts. The recent defeat of Tata Motors' resolution to approve a salary increase for its senior executive [...]

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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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An introduction to absentee voting

Absentee voting is performed by someone unable to attend the polling location to which they’ve been allocated. Increasing access to it is seen as one way to increase voter turnout. [...]

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Indonesians to elect new president in July

    Indonesians to elect new president in July

In three weeks, Indonesians will be selecting a  new leader to replace President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.  Around 71% of the close to 200 million registered voters are expected to troop [...]

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American Samoans vote for lawmakers in November

    American Samoans vote for lawmakers in November

Voters in American Samoa will be electing their legislative representatives in November of  this year.  The small US territory in the Pacific Ocean has a bicameral legislature, with 18 seats [...]

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