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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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A new approach to improving elections

    A new approach to improving elections

During the 6th International Electoral Affairs Symposium 2013, Michael Bruter and Sarah Harrison, representing the International Center for Electoral Psychology (ICEP), presented a breakthrough approach to election administration. Using the lenses [...]

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Short History of Democracy

    Short History of Democracy

Among the various forms of government, democracy is arguably the most desirable as it is the least repressive, least prone to abuse, and is ostensibly the freest.Conventional thought places Greece [...]

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One Voter One Vote

    One Voter One Vote

Is the US electoral college violating a time-honored principle?For  people  with only a passing knowledge of  US elections,  the whole idea of an electoral college is a source of puzzlement. [...]

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