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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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Electronic voting in Venezuela, another successful election

    Electronic voting in Venezuela, another successful election

On December 6, Venezuelans headed to the polls to elect 167 representatives to the National Assembly. Electronic voting played a key role in helping authorities run the election. Only a few hours [...]

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9 facts about the upcoming Venezuelan Parliamentary elections

    9 facts about the upcoming Venezuelan Parliamentary elections

A total of 167 deputies will be elected on December 6, 2015. 164 deputies will be chosen at the state level while 3 additional deputies will be elected to represent Venezuela’s indigenous [...]

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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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US Voting Machines: An imminent crisis ahead?

    US Voting Machines: An imminent crisis ahead?

According to a new report from the Brennan Center for Justice (New York University School of Law), authored by Lawrence Norden and Christopher Famighetti, the United States’ election technology is [...]

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New elections laws could disenfranchise voters in Canada

    New elections laws could disenfranchise voters in Canada

As Canada prepares for its 42nd federal election, some advocacy groups are rising concerns over the possible disenfranchisement of voters resulting from the recent changes in election legislation. The Fair Election Act (Bill [...]

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The case for election technology

    The case for election technology

Antonio Mugica, CEO and founder of Smartmatic, recently published an article titled “The Case for election Technology” in the European View journal. According to Mugica, despite the ubiquity of technology in [...]

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Elections 2015 in Haiti: Top 3 challenges

    Elections 2015 in Haiti: Top 3 challenges

1. Scope of the elections. One of the major challenges Haiti will be facing this year is having to put nearly all of its elected officials to the test. To schedule [...]

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