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4 Inferences from the Partial Presidential Elections Results So far

Following is based on the second partial election results announced by the Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan (IEC) and the population estimates available for Afghanistan. Given the quality of the data available for Afghanistan, I would caution reading too much in the inferences. 431 more words

Poor Voter Turnout! Who is to blame?

By Deepika Burli

Zaina Bei, a 78 year old resident of BTM Layout, Bangalore was denied to cast her vote on the morning of 17th April. 598 more words

Interns' Experiences

Voter Turnout

I don’t pretend to be a psychic, as a matter of fact, I don’t really believe in psychics. I don’t believe that you go to bed and have a dream that something happens and then it happens. 548 more words


The future of politics

Only four weeks to go until the European Parliament elections. We have to hope that the turnout of voters in the UK will beat the worst turnout in a Euro contest of just 24 per cent in 1999 and the even lower 15 per cent in the PCC elections in 2012. 1,316 more words


Talking with Duncan Hunter and Darrell Issa About the Minimum Wage

Every cent and precious time spent by progressives in California that is not dedicated to voter registration and turnout is a questionable use of resources for their cause. 684 more words


D.C. Election Performance Index Still Poor, But Improving

LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — D.C.’s “elections performance index” is still fairly poor compared with other states, but is improving, according to recently released data from The Pew Charitable Trust. 296 more words


EU elections 2014: how to get the voters to the polling stations?

Upcoming EU elections (from 22- 25 May) have renewed public debate about the low voter turnout and thus crisis of democracy in Europe. UK voters, particularly in case of EU elections, have always been quite passive: in 1999 only 23% of the eligible voters voted, whilst in 2004 and 2009 it rose to 38% and 34% respectively. 200 more words