The exact steps that your ballot follows once you mark your choices will vary considerably depending on the technology used to vote, the legal framework of the jurisdiction, and many other important factors.
November 5 was essentially the end of the 2019 election season in the US, an off-year vote that, nonetheless, saw some very notable races.
Voting, and more broadly elections, are not unlike the weather in that everybody talks about it but not much is actually done about it.
The lack of competition in the United States has resulted in insufficient innovation in the elections industry which has dampened voter confidence in election systems.
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.
Literacy rates are on the rise all over the world, but there are still almost a billion people who remain unable to read or write.