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Key facts about the 2014 parliamentary elections in Colombia

    Key facts about the 2014 parliamentary elections in Colombia

2014 will be a busy year for electoral authorities in Colombia as citizens participate in at least two national elections: parliamentary on 9 March and Presidential on 25 May. Since Colombia [...]

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Ecuador ready for sectional elections

    Ecuador ready for sectional elections

As campaign officially ends today, the stage is set for Ecuadorians to head to the polls this coming Sunday for the 2014 sectional elections. Ecuador’s voter roll currently has 11,682,314 registered [...]

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Has Estonia beaten an e-voting record?

    Has Estonia beaten an e-voting record?

  It has according to an article on the website belonging to ERR, Estonia’s public broadcasting organisation, called Record broken in final hours of E-voting By 2:30pm on 16 October, 121,104 people [...]

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Voting technology in South America

    Voting technology in South America

  The evolution of information technology in recent decades has brought the adoption of electronic voting to the agendas of electoral commissions and governments around the world. South America is no [...]

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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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Minessota tests voting technology

    Minessota tests voting technology

President Barack Obama lead the way for some important transformation when, during his acceptance speech in November 2012, he stated "we need to fix that", referring to the long lines [...]

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India grants voters the right to reject candidates

    India grants voters the right to reject candidates

The Supreme Court of India has directed the Election Commission to introduce the option of None of the Above (NOTA) in paper ballots and voting machines to be used in [...]

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Short History of Democracy

    Short History of Democracy

Among the various forms of government, democracy is arguably the most desirable as it is the least repressive, least prone to abuse, and is ostensibly the freest. Conventional thought places Greece [...]

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