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India and the benefits of electronic voting

    India and the benefits of electronic voting

India, a frontrunner in the adoption of electronic voting, is busy conducting the largest election ever held. And it is doing so with the help of 1.8 million electronic voting [...]

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US lauds historic Afghan elections; runoff slated

    US lauds historic Afghan elections; runoff slated

The recent presidential polls in Afghanistan failed to determine a winner when none of the 11 candidates garnered the required minimum 50% votes to win.  For the United States, though, [...]

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Malawi gears up for historic Tripartite Elections in May

    Malawi gears up for historic Tripartite Elections in May

For the first time in its history, the Republic of Malawi will be holding a Parliamentary, Presidential and Local Government elections at the same time. The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) is [...]

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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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High voter turnout noted in Indo polls

    High voter turnout  noted in Indo polls

One of the biggest electoral exercises in the world took place in Indonesia on April 9 when 186 million registered voters headed to the polls to elect their representatives in [...]

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Electoral marathon gets underway in India

    Electoral marathon gets underway in India

Yesterday, April 7, India began the largest elections ever held. On this first day of voting, 7.5 million eligible voters headed to the polls in six voting districts of two states  - [...]

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Electoral reforms mark Afghanistan’s bid for democracy

    Electoral reforms mark Afghanistan’s bid for democracy

As Afghanistan continues its transition into democracy, sweeping electoral reforms are set to be tested in the Presidential and Provincial Council elections to be held on April 5. For the first [...]

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Indonesia parliament bets square off in april

    Indonesia parliament bets square off in april

Some 187 million registered voters in Indonesia are expected to go to the polls in April to elect their legislative representatives. At stake are more than 20,000 seats in People’s Representative [...]

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