Voter registration is a critical election process designed to credential eligible voters and screen out ineligible voters, ensuring that all those who should vote have the opportunity to do so on election day. While the methods of registering voters vary by country, there is typically a process that can be observed, monitored and...
POECI Monitors Voter Registration Process Ahead of Parliamentary Elections
30 Years of PVT: Peru 2000 - Electoral Fraud Exposed by Transparencia Perú Observation Efforts
Peru’s 2000 presidential election was deemed by many as blatantly dishonest. The contest, where incumbent president Alberto Fujimori sought a controversial third term, proved to be troublesome even before the campaign period commenced.
Legal challenges to Fujimori’s candidacy were rejected by a stacked court that ruled his first term did not...
Participación Ciudadana Observes New Electronic Counting Technologies
On May 15, voters in the Dominican Republic cast ballots in one of the country’s largest elections, including races for president, members of the National Congress and municipal offices. Two major technologies were introduced for this election for the first time: biometric voter verification and electronic vote counting. The new technology meant that before being allowed to vote, polling station workers would need to confirm the identity of...