Theresa May confirms to exit as PM on June 7
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After the UK Parliament rejected her Brexit plans for the third time, UK Prime Minister Theresa May has decided to step down as leader of the Conservative Party.
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Citizen Election Observer Groups: The Experience of the Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO)
25 Nov 2013 – 15:03
Citizen Election Observer Groups: The Experience of the Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO)

By Dr Franklin Oduro, Project Manager, and Theodore Dzeble, Communication Officer, CODEO

The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) was formed in the lead up to the 2000 presidential and parliamentary elections in Ghana. Established, …

Blaming Europe? Responsibility without Accountability
25 Nov 2013 – 14:49
Blaming Europe? Responsibility without Accountability

By Dr James Tilley Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford, and Professor and Sara Hobolt, European Institute, London School of Economics

Last November hundreds of thousands of people across …

The Fascinating World of Election Observation Missions
25 Nov 2013 – 14:24

By Hans Schmeets, Department of Political Science, University of Maastricht [1]

It was terribly cold in Moscow, in December 1995. At that time, I was asked to participate in the EU Election …

Write So They Understand–Translating Election-Speak into Plain Language for Voters, Candidates and Poll Workers
25 Nov 2013 – 13:57
Write So They Understand–Translating Election-Speak into Plain Language  for Voters, Candidates and Poll Workers

By Elaine Ginnold, Marin County, CA Registrar of Voters

When California voters looked at their ballots for the 2012 Presidential Primary and General Elections, they saw the following language, printed in small type …

Decentralization and Voter Turnout
25 Nov 2013 – 11:45
Decentralization and Voter Turnout

By Benny Geys, Vrije Universiteit Brussel & Norwegian Business School BI

The question of why people participate in elections has triggered much debate among both political scientists and economists. A significant share of the academic …

The Electoral Management Game Changer
25 Nov 2013 – 11:03
The Electoral Management Game Changer

By Bruno Kaufmann, Chairman of the Electoral Commission, Falun, Sweden

SEPTEMBER 9th was a very special day in the history of electoral management. It propably even become a milestone. While the Norwegian e-voting trial at the …