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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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Voting technology and the Indian challenge

    Voting technology and the Indian challenge

The most populated democracy in the world is about to embark on the largest election ever held. India´s election of the 16th Lok Sabha – the lower house of the Parliament [...]

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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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Maldivians elect representatives in March

    Maldivians elect representatives in March

A total of eighty-five seats in the Maldivian parliament are set to be decided when voters head to the polling precincts on March 22. This is only the second such elections [...]

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Biometric voter authentication a hot topic in Pakistan

    Biometric voter authentication a hot topic in Pakistan

A recent forum on biometric voter authentication drew a sizeable crowd of election stakeholders in Pakistan. The event, organized by London-based elections company Smartmatic,  gathered Members of  the Parliament,  representatives from [...]

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eVoting gathers steam in Nepal

    eVoting gathers steam in Nepal

By all indications, automated elections seems to be fast gaining momentum in the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal. Recently, the Himalayan country had brought together stakeholders to a forum to [...]

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How a successful election stabilizes a region

    How a successful election stabilizes a region

For decades, the Autonomous Region in Moslem Mindanao (ARMM) in the Philippines had been the locus of violence that had claimed thousands of lives and destroyed millions of pesos in [...]

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