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IFES and DI seek international consensus on Election Audits

  IFES and DI seek international consensus on Election Audits

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) and Democracy International (DI) recently published a white paper titled “Election Audits: International Principles that Protect Election Integrity”, which provides guidance to election commissions on [...]

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Women support internet voting in the UK

  Women support internet voting in the UK

According to a recent survey carried out by Mancunian marketing agency, Tecmark and polling company YouGov, 63% of adults in the UK think that online voting would boost turnout in [...]

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Lithuanian Parliament to discuss i-voting for 2016

  Lithuanian Parliament to discuss i-voting for 2016

This February, Lithuania is not only celebrating the 97th anniversary of its independence from the Russian Federation and, the 25th anniversary of its State formal reestablishment from the Soviet Union [...]

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Biometrics, a part of the future of electronic voting

  Biometrics, a part of the future of electronic voting

Voter impersonation has been an ever-present threat to election integrity for centuries. Fortunately, recent developments in biometric technology are yielding positive results when it comes to authenticating voters efficiently. In 2009 [...]

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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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VI Ibero-American Conference of Electoral Justice: The role of justice as electoral endorsement

  VI Ibero-American Conference of Electoral Justice: The role of justice as electoral endorsement

The VI Ibero -American Conference for Electoral Justice entitled: "The role of Electoral Justice as a guarantee of democratic probity", was held this year in Cancun, Mexico on the 27th, [...]

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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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Romanian presidential elections set in November

  Romanian presidential elections set in November

 The Republic of Romania is scheduled to hold the first round of its presidential elections this November. The country uses a two-round presidential elections model, the first of such round is [...]

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The real reason Norway ended its electronic voting experiment

E-voting experiments end in Norway amid security fears. Or at least, that’s how the BBC reported events last Friday (27 June, 2014). However Norway’s Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation was [...]

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Romero Hicks: Mexican electronic voting will be ready in 2018

  Romero Hicks: Mexican electronic voting will be ready in 2018

While on a trip to Chicago, senator Juan Carlos Romero Hicks made some interesting declarations about the possibility of voting for Mexicans living abroad: "In 2018, Mexicans living abroad will [...]

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Islamabad general elections to use electronic voting

On June 5, the Election Commission of Pakistan (EPC) announced their intention to use adopt voting technology for the 2018 general elections. Although the Sindh government’s intention was to implement technology [...]

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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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Guinea-Bissau general elections pushes through in March

The stakes are high in the upcoming general elections of Guinea-Bissau.   Success of the exercise could finally put the tiny West African country on the road to political stability.   Failure, [...]

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El Salvador elects new president

  El Salvador elects new president

El Salvador is gearing up to elect a new president and vice president for the 2014-2019 term on February 2nd. A second round is scheduled for March 9 in case no [...]

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El Salvador heads to the polls

El Salvador is gearing up to elect a new president and vice president for the 2014-2019 term on February 2nd. A second round is scheduled for March 9 in case no [...]

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