Election Universe

5 surprising points about Paraguay General Elections

    5 surprising points about Paraguay General Elections

Last April, more than four million Paraguayans were registered to hit the polls for a general election. Voters went to choose both national and local authorities. The event is the [...]

Read Full Article

Controversy surrounds election automation in DRC

    Controversy surrounds election automation in DRC

The controversy around the upcoming DRC elections has only increased after the South Korean Government distanced itself from Miru Systems, the Korean company that will be providing voting equipment to [...]

Read Full Article

Colombia’s presidential election, beyond the peace process

    Colombia’s presidential election, beyond the peace process

The three national elections scheduled in Colombia for 2018 are keeping election authorities quite busy. The first round of elections were held on March 11, when citizens elected members of Senate [...]

Read Full Article

Campaign period winds down as Turkmen voters get ready for parliamentary and local elections

    Campaign period winds down as Turkmen voters get ready for parliamentary and local elections

Although Turkmenistan is recognized internationally as a repressive and authoritarian regime, citizens are scheduled to head to the polls on March 25 to elect 125 five seats in the Turkmenistan [...]

Read Full Article

Despite challenges and setbacks, democracy remains resilient – IDEA international publication

    Despite challenges and setbacks, democracy remains resilient –  IDEA international publication

There is a persistent perception that democracy is on the wane. In fact, a report from Freedom House showed that 71 countries registered declines in political rights and civil liberties, [...]

Read Full Article

7 things to know about the upcoming presidential elections in Czech Republic

    7 things to know about the upcoming presidential elections in Czech Republic

Election Day is scheduled for January 12-13. If none of the candidates wins a majority of the votes, the top two will head to a second round set for [...]

Read Full Article

Some 478 million voters in the Americas to restore faith in Democracy

    Some 478 million voters in the Americas to restore faith in Democracy

The year 2018 will be an important one for the Americas as roughly 82% of the approximately 580 million eligible voters in the region are expected to cast a ballot [...]

Read Full Article

Trust is in decline, Edelman Intelligence finds

    Trust is in decline, Edelman Intelligence finds

Around the world, key democratic institutions are taking a bad hit on their trust index. This “implosion of confidence” was revealed in the 2017 Trust Barometer conducted by Edelman Intelligence, [...]

Read Full Article

Archives

Categories