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Powering democracy in Africa through Technology

    Powering democracy in Africa through Technology

Technology is playing a big role in strengthening democracy by modernizing election administration. This was noted by Brigalia Bam, former chairperson of Independent Electoral Commission of South Africa who wrote [...]

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Technology a boon to voters in India

    Technology a boon to voters in India

Dr. S.Y. Quraishi, former head of the Election Commission of India, recently penned an article in which he provides some interesting insights on the benefits technology has brought to Indian [...]

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Online survey reveals voters want more and better voting technology

    Online survey reveals voters want more and better voting technology

An online survey conducted by Edelman Intelligence right after the recent U.S. presidential election revealed that voters are ready for an overhaul of the election technology inventory.According to survey results, [...]

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Philippines, Estonia, Brazil, India: Digital Democracy trailblazers

    Philippines, Estonia, Brazil, India: Digital Democracy trailblazers

Richard Soudriette, founder and former president of International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), labeled Philippines, Estonia, Brazil, India and Estonia as pioneers for their pioneering efforts in implementing electoral technology.In [...]

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e-Democracy and the empowerment of citizens

    e-Democracy and the empowerment of citizens

Photo courtesy of: http://beyondthe.eu/e-democracy-ukraine/Political observers who are quick to spot movements just bubbling under the surface have recently taken notice of how e-Democracy is enabling more and more citizens to [...]

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By a hairline: Four US elections that were really really close

    By a hairline: Four US elections that were really really close

Pundits have started to speculate how close the US presidential race will be. Is it going to be a blowout similar to when President Lyndon Jonson trounced Barry Goldwater (R) [...]

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The Future of Elections

    The Future of Elections

“The 21st Century is truly the golden age of technology. Humanity depends on technology for everything with one notable exception, voting. For more than two centuries democracies have relied on [...]

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The inclusion imperative: why elections need to be more accessible to disabled voters

    The inclusion imperative: why elections need to be more accessible to disabled voters

Persons with disabilities (PWDs) have always been consigned to the fringes of society and generally do not enjoy the same access to services as more able-bodied citizens. Even in the [...]

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