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India's democracy runs on 1.7 million electronic voting machines

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

Neuquén will have e-voting

Neuquén will join the roster of Argentinean provinces that use electronic voting. The Municipal Executive Branch approved the implementation of electoral automation “in a complete, gradual, and progressive manner,” both for the voting and the tallying. Read the news here.

Paraguay moves forward in automation but risks in implementation

In 2013, Paraguay joined the elite of countries with electoral regulations for the implementation of e-voting. Unlike other nations, which have the legal framework to automate but whose authorities are reluctant to leave manual voting behind (like Peru and Colombia), this country is planning to make the definitive leap this year. 427 more words

Political parties in Dominican Republic demand e-voting to be included in legislation

The need to optimize the electoral system in Dominican Republic includes modernizing voting with the implementation of technology. In order to carry out a transformation plan leading to reliable, safe, and transparent elections, various parties have demanded a legal reform. Find out more here.

Legislators Could Change the Way Missourians Vote

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMOX) - The Senate has endorsed legislation by Republican Senator Brian Nieves that could possibly change how Missouri voters cast their ballots. 329 more words

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No Turning 'Round: Selma's Anniversary Call To Advance Voting Rights

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

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Peru makes an effort to advance in automation

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.