Holding India’s titanic general election is no simple task. Voting is broken down into nine phases—the fifth and largest of which is scheduled for this Thursday—that are spread over six weeks. 1,088 more words
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No Turning ‘Round:
Selma’s Anniversary Call To Advance Voting Rights
On the Saturday night before the 2012 election, I was at a polling station in Florida where the predominantly minority voters stood in line as much as five hours waiting to vote. 729 more words
The president of Peru’s National Election Jury (JNE), Francisco Távara, has announced a “more aggressive” approach in the implementation of e-voting. He highlighted that their strategy is ensuring a gradual implementation to guarantee the coverage of all the stages that safeguard suffrage. Read more here.
Starting with the first entries of this blog some 4 years ago, we have called for the implementation of technologies that improve how elections are conducted. 919 more words
The Argentinian province of Río Negro has received a draft bill fostering the implementation of e-voting starting with the 2015 elections. This region has already tested the use of technology provided by Altec, a state-owned company, but the idea now is to appeal to automation models used in other nations in order to select the system that adapts best to the district. Find more information here.