Election Universe

The Business of Voting

    The Business of Voting

The Penn Wharton Public Policy Institute  of the University of Pennsylvania recently published a comprehensive report on the U.S. election technology industry.‘The Business of Voting’ closely analyzes the market trends, [...]

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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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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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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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US voting technology – A market research

    US voting technology – A market research

Smartmatic, a world leader in election technology, recently conducted a market research study to explore the relationship between voter turnouts and the voter experience and the voting technology in the [...]

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US Voting Machines: An imminent crisis ahead?

    US Voting Machines: An imminent crisis ahead?

According to a new report from the Brennan Center for Justice (New York University School of Law), authored by Lawrence Norden and Christopher Famighetti, the United States’ election technology is [...]

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Australia to implement electronic vote counting for general elections

    Australia to implement electronic vote counting for general elections

The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has called for requests for expressions of interest (REI) for companies to provide advice on paper ballot scanning and counting technology. The AEC intends to [...]

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Biometrics, a part of the future of electronic voting

    Biometrics, a part of the future of electronic voting

Voter impersonation has been an ever-present threat to election integrity for centuries. Fortunately, recent developments in biometric technology are yielding positive results when it comes to authenticating voters efficiently.In 2009 [...]

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