According to International IDEA, “voter turnout has been declining across the globe since the beginning of 1990, and such trend has raised many concerns among election stakeholders.”
For years, many in the election technology ecosystem have been promoting the implementation of e-voting systems that produce voter-verified paper audit trails (VVPAT).
The election cycle is a conundrum for most external stakeholders.
Halfway to 2018, democracy stands firm to constant challenges around the world. Larry Diamond, one of the world’s leading democracy scholars, claims we have been going through a “democracy recession”.
Elections are designed to give people a voice while granting elected officials the legitimacy to govern.
Youth participation in elections has been regarded as low for decades.