Election Universe

Germany decides as world watches

    Germany decides as world watches

On September 24, Germany is set to elect members of the Bundestag, the country’s lower house.  Some 61 million eligible voters are expected to cast their votes that could decide [...]

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Africa’s Election Season 2017

    Africa’s Election Season 2017

Following recent elections in Algeria, Gabon, Republic of Congo and Senegal, the African continent is preparing to observe several more elections- including the first local elections in Tunisia, legislative elections [...]

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Elections in Europe – Winter Season

    Elections in Europe – Winter Season

With the month of July soon ending, the international community still waits to see a number of critical elections be held in Europe- including presidential elections in Slovenia, parliamentary elections [...]

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High turnout marks Turkish plebiscite

    High turnout marks Turkish plebiscite

Eighty six per cent of the 58 million registered Turkish voters turned up in polling precincts to decide whether or not to adopt 18 proposed amendments in the Constitution.While Turkish [...]

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10 fast facts about the upcoming Bulgarian elections

    10 fast facts about the upcoming Bulgarian elections

Bulgaria will hold parliamentary elections on March 26. Originally scheduled in 2018, the elections were bumped up following the resignation of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and the failure of the political [...]

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Modernizing elections – Recommendations by WebRoots Democracy

    Modernizing elections – Recommendations by WebRoots Democracy

In January, WebRoots Democracy published a report entitled ‘Democracy 2.0’, which analyzes the progress made since 2015 when the UK’s Speaker of the House, John Bercow, reported the findings of [...]

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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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New Caledonia independence bid to be tested in May congressional polls

    New Caledonia independence bid to be tested in May congressional polls

In recent years, the government of New Caledonia has been granted more and more autonomy by France as a result of the 1998 Noumea Accord.  Yet despite increasing freedoms, residents [...]

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