Election Universe

Does disinformation hurt elections? 10 proposals from the UK

    Does disinformation hurt elections? 10 proposals from the UK

Fake news can be detrimental to election processes in any democracy. Political leaders have even gone as far as considering digital misinformation a pandemic. The spread of false or manipulated [...]

Read Full Article

4 technology concerns in the road for the 2020 Elections

    4 technology concerns in the road for the 2020 Elections

Though the U.S. Presidential elections are just around the corner, there are cybersecurity and policymaking experts still pondering the 2016 results. Meanwhile, voters and elected officials are still adjusting to [...]

Read Full Article

Is Rwanda an atypical case for gender participation in Africa?

    Is Rwanda an atypical case for gender participation in Africa?

Rwanda held elections last month to choose legislators for the 80-seat Chamber of Deputies, 24 of which were reserved for women, two for youth candidates and one for people with [...]

Read Full Article

How much does an election cost?

    How much does an election cost?

The cost of elections is a challenging number to study as it varies drastically depending on the political, socio-economic, legal or historic contex. Broadly speaking, costs can include a variety of [...]

Read Full Article

How elections are contributing to peace

    How elections are contributing to peace

Elections are critical to support healthier democracies within a sustainable and peaceful environment. As we celebrate the International Day of Peace, let us focus on eight ways in which election [...]

Read Full Article

How to celebrate Democracy Day? 3 Perspectives beyond elections

    How to celebrate Democracy Day? 3 Perspectives beyond elections

Democracy is as much a process as a goal. It represents a mode of government and community coexistence that requires broad engagement and input by ruling bodies, individuals and all [...]

Read Full Article

Is Biometric voting registration a promising trend in Africa?

    Is Biometric voting registration a promising trend in Africa?

Africa has been experiencing swift political transitions during the last few decades. Reforms have come with demands for greater transparency and accountability. In consequence many of the election management bodies [...]

Read Full Article

Pakistan heads to the polls to combat gender inequality at the ballot box

    Pakistan heads to the polls to combat gender inequality at the ballot box

Promoting the participation of women in politics must be a priority for all election management bodies. As the legendary American civil rights leader, Susan B. Anthony stated, “There never will [...]

Read Full Article

Archives

Categories