Although the 2018 US midterm elections showed the world a polarized America, one very positive conclusion can be drawn from the polls: minorities are achieving more representation across all levels of government. Ten minority representation wins 1. A record-breaking 103
Young people are about one-fifth of the global population. However, they seem to have a decreasing influence on national politics, especially in more affluent democracies where voter turnout among the young is falling the fastest.
The administration of elections is one of the fundamentals pillars of democratic governance. Election Management Bodies are the authority or institution in charge of it.
To begin answering this question, it’s important to emphasize one word: System. Voting machines, often a subject of much contention, do not work alone.
History shows us once and again that despite geographical, generational or socio-cultural contexts, some political players – as well as some partisan groups- have a vested interest in ensuring elections results end in their favor.
This year’s International Day of Democracy awareness theme focuses on the challenges and resolutions that our governments and societies face to increase participation and human rights’ protection in modern times.