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UK counting on online voting to stem voter apathy and increase turnout

    UK counting on online voting to stem voter apathy and increase turnout

The digital space has all but overrun every aspect of life in the United Kingdom. The rapid growth of digital business in the country strengthens Britain position as one of [...]

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Lowering the voting age: a global trending topic?

    Lowering the voting age: a global trending topic?

Nearly 90% of the world’s countries has set the minimum voting age at 18. However, according to some analysts “momentum is building around the world to lower the voting age [...]

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Turkey Parliamentary Elections: Coalitions will be needed

    Turkey Parliamentary Elections: Coalitions will be needed

On June 7, Turkish citizens went to the polls to elect their 24th Grand National Assembly (or Türkiye  Büyük  Millet  Meclisi). The chosen members of Turkey’s unicameral parliamentary body will be [...]

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Spain tests election technology

    Spain tests election technology

Election authorities from Spain successfully tested a new system to improve election administration during the recent municipal Spanish elections held on May 24. In 22 municipalities (900 polling tables) authorities deployed [...]

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7 reasons not to ditch the electoral technology debate in the UK just yet

    7 reasons not to ditch the electoral technology debate in the UK just yet

The UK general election might be over but the debate on electoral technology remains relevant. Here are 7 good reasons to keep discussing the role technology could play in UK elections. 1. [...]

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Scotland’s democratic engagement and the road ahead

    Scotland’s democratic engagement and the road ahead

The hugely successful delivery of the recent Independence referendum demonstrated that Scotland is leading the way in terms of democratic engagement and effective election administration. With almost 85% of the [...]

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UK: Labour Party proposes online voting trial

    UK: Labour Party proposes online voting trial

Campaigners for online voting are optimistic about the possibility of i-voting making its much awaited grand debut in the UK very soon. The Digital Democracy Commission has recommended that the government [...]

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The growing popularity of i-voting in Estonia

    The growing popularity of i-voting in Estonia

As the 2015 Estonian Riigikogu (Parliament) elections draw closer, voters across the globe will begin looking up to those citizens who seem to have one foot in the future, and [...]

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