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Colombia breaks its silence and resumes the e-voting debate

After eight months of silence, Colombia reactivated the debate about the organization of an e-voting pilot test, an experience that could entail the true transformation of the country’s old and ill-reputed electoral system. 330 more words

Unasur praises e-voting in Ecuador but disapproves of Scytl’s system

Last February, during its sectional elections, Ecuador took an important step towards the modernization of its elections as it carried out three electronic voting pilots in selected provinces. 533 more words

Paul Grad for Oregon Governor: Insuring Accurate Election Counts

One of the lessons Thomas Jefferson learned from the French philosopher, Montesquieu, was the importance of accurate election counts. Many an early republic floundered because of inaccurate election counts, and shoddy record keeping. 383 more words

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After the World Cup, Brazil concentrates on October elections

After hosting the World Cup, Brazil has less than three months left to organize the upcoming 5 October general elections. The electoral campaign has barely started, but the country is already busy preparing to automate all of the stages of suffrage: voter identification, vote registration, scrutiny, aggregation, and transmission of results. 327 more words

Mexico prepares to close gap in electoral technology

The electoral reform carried out by Mexico—approved by the General Electoral Institution and Procedure Law—seeks not only to strengthen the country’s electoral system, but also to close the gap in electoral technology makes the country fall behind other Latin American nations. 372 more words

For Diebold, the World Cup isn’t the only game in Brazil

The heat is on in Brazil, and the temperatures are likely to reach boiling point by the fall. The World Cup has focused global attention not just on the competition but on continuing reports of mismanagement and corruption. 612 more words


Colombia’s electoral risk comes at an increasingly higher cost

The Colombian Registrar’s Office, politicians and the media have commended the fact that the unofficial results of the May 25 presidential elections were announced only 45 minutes after polls closed, establishing a new national “ 412 more words