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3 elections to watch in 2019 – Part II

    3 elections to watch in 2019 – Part II

Afghanistan Afghanistan’s presidential elections were scheduled for April 2019, but they are now being postponed for at least a few months to address technical problems evident in recent parliamentary elections. There is [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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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Enfranchised is empowered: how tech can ensure all voters can vote

    Enfranchised is empowered: how tech can ensure all voters can vote

In an age when so much can be accomplished without ever stepping outside,  it seems anachronistic and downright anomalous to hear of voters still not able to vote just because [...]

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Online survey reveals voters want more and better voting technology

    Online survey reveals voters want more and better voting technology

An online survey conducted by Edelman Intelligence right after the recent U.S. presidential election revealed that voters are ready for an overhaul of the election technology inventory. According to survey results, [...]

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Philippines, Estonia, Brazil, India: Digital Democracy trailblazers

    Philippines, Estonia, Brazil, India: Digital Democracy trailblazers

Richard Soudriette, founder and former president of International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), labeled Philippines, Estonia, Brazil, India and Estonia as pioneers for their pioneering efforts in implementing electoral technology. In [...]

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