Bhutan

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How is the national electoral register created?
  • Some combination of both (see comments)
If electoral register is created by the EMB, which method is used?
  • A continuous register (voter data is continuously collected and updated between electoral events)
If electoral register is created by the EMB, what type of technology used for collecting registration data?
  • Digital voter registration kits/computers, online connected to central database
If the EMB uses technology to collect voter registration data, is biometric data captured and used during registration?
  • Yes, photos
Is the biometric data used in voter identification at polling stations?
  • Yes
Is technology used for identifying voters at polling stations (electronic poll books)?
  • Yes, offline/only access to polling station registration data
How technology is used in relation paper voter lists?
  • Technology is used in addition to paper voter lists

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Is e-voting currently used in any elections with EMB participation?
  • Yes, in politically-binding national elections (elections for public office or direct democracy initiatives)
  • Yes, in politically-binding sub-national elections (e.g. elections for regional legislature or executive office etc.)
If e-voting is currently being used, what type(s) of technology used?
  • Direct recording electronic (DRE) voting machines with and without voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT)
If e-voting is currently being used, is it taking place in controlled or uncontrolled environment?
  • E-voting takes place in controlled environment
If e-voting is currently being used, is it available for all voters or only some groups of voters?
  • All voters
If e-voting is NOT currently being used, what is the current status of e-voting in general?
  • Not applicable

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Are official election results processed by an electronic tabulation system?
  • Yes
If official election results processed by an electronic tabulation system, at which level results are entered into an electronic tabulation system?
  • Polling station level, offline
  • Between polling station level and central level (see comments)
  • National (central) EMB level
In the last national election, how many days did it take for the EMB to establish final results?
  • Results are reported on the Election Day
In the last national election, how many days did it take for the EMB to announce certified results?
  • 1 day

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Does the country use open source software in electoral processes?
  • No data
What are the key reasons for or against using open source systems?
  • No data
What types of open source systems have been considered or used?
  • No data

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Does the country provide individual online voter registration/polling assignment checks?
  • Yes, confirmation of registration using online interface
  • Yes, assigned polling station using online interface
Does the country publish the statistical overview of voter lists online?
  • Yes, at polling station level
  • Yes, at the national level
Does the country publish full voter registers at the polling station level online?
  • No
Does the country publish full voter registers at the national level online?
  • No
Does the country publish the lists of parties and/or candidates registered for elections online?
  • Yes, not machine readable
Does the country publish the election (voting) results online?
  • Yes, not machine readable
If the country publishes the election (voting) results online, what is the level of aggregation?
  • Results aggregated at municipal level
  • Results aggregated at constituency level
  • National results are published
If the country publishes the election (voting) results online, what is the level of detail?
  • Full details (total votes cast, votes cast for each candidate/party, invalid votes)
If the country publishes the election (voting) results online, what is the timing of publication of results?
  • Not specified
If the country publishes the election (voting) results online, are historical results also available?
  • Yes
Does the country publish seat allocation data online?
  • Yes, not machine readable
Does the country publish candidate/party financing reports online?
  • No