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How much do you really know about the 2014 general election in Iraq?

    How much do you really know about the 2014 general election in Iraq?

On 30 April Iraqi citizens will elect its Council of Representatives (CoR). Within 30 days of when the CoR first convenes, its members will elect the country’s President. He will then [...]

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Decentralization and the US Presidential Commission on Electoral Administration

    Decentralization and the US Presidential Commission on Electoral Administration

Following President Obama’s “we have to fix that” comment on the US voting system, during his acceptance speech 2012, a Presidential Commission on Electoral Administration (PCEA) began a series  of [...]

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India’s mammoth national election showing record high turnout as voting continues

    India’s mammoth national election showing record high turnout as voting continues

Indians are taking democratic participation to a new level as the world’s largest election arrives to the second of its five weeks. Voting began on April 7 and will run through [...]

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New Caledonia independence bid to be tested in May congressional polls

    New Caledonia independence bid to be tested in May congressional polls

In recent years, the government of New Caledonia has been granted more and more autonomy by France as a result of the 1998 Noumea Accord.  Yet despite increasing freedoms, residents [...]

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High voter turnout noted in Indo polls

    High voter turnout  noted in Indo polls

One of the biggest electoral exercises in the world took place in Indonesia on April 9 when 186 million registered voters headed to the polls to elect their representatives in [...]

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Electoral marathon gets underway in India

    Electoral marathon gets underway in India

Yesterday, April 7, India began the largest elections ever held. On this first day of voting, 7.5 million eligible voters headed to the polls in six voting districts of two states  - [...]

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Electoral reforms mark Afghanistan’s bid for democracy

    Electoral reforms mark Afghanistan’s bid for democracy

As Afghanistan continues its transition into democracy, sweeping electoral reforms are set to be tested in the Presidential and Provincial Council elections to be held on April 5. For the first [...]

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Voting technology and the Indian challenge

    Voting technology and the Indian challenge

The most populated democracy in the world is about to embark on the largest election ever held. India´s election of the 16th Lok Sabha – the lower house of the Parliament [...]

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