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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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Elections to watch in 2019 – Part I

    Elections to watch in 2019 – Part I

As the world’s innovations and communications channels keep on evolving and reshaping human existence and interactions, political participation and election integrity rise above the leading issues to monitor in 2019 [...]

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Five issues to watch in the European Parliamentary Elections

    Five issues to watch in the European Parliamentary Elections

The EU elections of 2019 together with the finalization of Brexit are reasonably close. The amalgamation of the two events is set to interrupt the present-day patterns of policy-making in [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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