From Ballots to Touch Screens: Integrating Technology into Voting
June 22, 2012
Digital ballot readers, electronic results transmission systems and SMS messaging to inform the electorate can help countries streamline and improve the electoral process. As election management bodies turn to technology to help run elections, they must take their country's cultural, political and legal context into consideration to ensure the new systems enhance — and don't disrupt — democracy. This gallery shows some of the technological tools that are being used around the world.
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Democracy, Economy and Gender In Uganda: A Report of a National Sample Survey
October 6, 2000
In the run-up to Uganda's referendum of June 2000, a national survey was conducted of a representative cross-section of 2271 adult Ugandan citizens. The survey covered all four regions of the country (northern, eastern, central and western), including 36 of the 45 administrative districts. The purpose of the survey was to assess popular attitudes to democracy, economy, civil society and gender.