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UK electoral commission calls for voter ID

    UK electoral commission calls for voter ID

We seem to trust our electoral system in the UK. So much so that we let people vote simply by giving their name and address at polling centres – as [...]

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Ten things you should know about the Egyptian constitutional referendum 2014

    Ten things you should know about the Egyptian constitutional referendum 2014

Egypt will hold a referendum on its amended 2012 constitution over two days on 14 and 15 January, 2014. Voters will be asked if they approve of the draft constitution – [...]

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Has Estonia beaten an e-voting record?

    Has Estonia beaten an e-voting record?

 It has according to an article on the website belonging to ERR, Estonia’s public broadcasting organisation, called Record broken in final hours of E-votingBy 2:30pm on 16 October, 121,104 people [...]

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Voting technology in South America

    Voting technology in South America

  The evolution of information technology in recent decades has brought the adoption of electronic voting to the agendas of electoral commissions and governments around the world. South America is no [...]

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How a successful election stabilizes a region

    How a successful election stabilizes a region

For decades, the Autonomous Region in Moslem Mindanao (ARMM) in the Philippines had been the locus of violence that had claimed thousands of lives and destroyed millions of pesos in [...]

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Minessota tests voting technology

    Minessota tests voting technology

President Barack Obama lead the way for some important transformation when, during his acceptance speech in November 2012, he stated "we need to fix that", referring to the long lines [...]

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India grants voters the right to reject candidates

    India grants voters the right to reject candidates

The Supreme Court of India has directed the Election Commission to introduce the option of None of the Above (NOTA) in paper ballots and voting machines to be used in [...]

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IFES and IDEA give reasons why to automate an election

    IFES and IDEA give reasons why to automate an election

 According to the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) and the Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA), security, speed, auditability, accuracy and flexibility are five of the most relevant [...]

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