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.
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.