If the EMB uses technology to collect voter registration data, is biometric data captured and used during registration?

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Breakdown by Continent

Continent Yes, fingerprint scans Yes, photos Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos No Not specified No data Not applicable Other Countries researched
Africa 2
(4.0%)
2
(4.0%)
23
(46.0%)
15
(30.0%)
0
(0.0%)
0
(0.0%)
7
(14.0%)
2
(4.0%)
50
Americas 4
(16.7%)
3
(12.5%)
9
(37.5%)
2
(8.3%)
0
(0.0%)
1
(4.2%)
6
(25.0%)
4
(16.7%)
24
Asia 0
(0.0%)
3
(7.1%)
5
(11.9%)
13
(31.0%)
0
(0.0%)
3
(7.1%)
18
(42.9%)
2
(4.8%)
42
Europe 0
(0.0%)
1
(2.4%)
0
(0.0%)
9
(22.0%)
0
(0.0%)
0
(0.0%)
31
(75.6%)
0
(0.0%)
41
Oceania 0
(0.0%)
0
(0.0%)
2
(22.2%)
5
(55.6%)
0
(0.0%)
1
(11.1%)
1
(11.1%)
0
(0.0%)
9
Total 6 9 39 44 0 5 63 8 166

Country answers

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Afghanistan No

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Albania Not applicable

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Angola Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Argentina Not applicable

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Armenia Not applicable

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Australia No

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Austria Not applicable

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Azerbaijan No

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Bahrain No

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Bangladesh Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Signatures

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Belarus Not applicable

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Belgium Not applicable

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Benin Not applicable

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Bhutan Yes, photos

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Bolivia Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Signatures also collected

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Bosnia and Herzegovina Not applicable

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Botswana No

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Brazil Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Signature

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Bulgaria Not applicable

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Burkina Faso Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Burundi No

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Cambodia No

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Cameroon Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Canada No

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Central African Republic No

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Chad Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Chile Not applicable

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Colombia Yes, fingerprint scans
Yes, photos

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Comoros Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Congo, Democratic Republic of Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Cook Islands No

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Costa Rica Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Cote d'Ivoire Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Croatia Not applicable

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Cuba No data

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Czech Republic Not applicable

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Denmark Not applicable

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Djibouti No

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Dominican Republic Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Ecuador Not applicable

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Egypt Not applicable

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El Salvador Not applicable

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Equatorial Guinea Not applicable

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Eritrea No

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Estonia Not applicable

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Ethiopia No

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Fiji No

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Finland Not applicable

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France Yes, photos

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Gabon Not applicable

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Gambia Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Georgia Not applicable

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Germany Not applicable

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Ghana Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Greece No

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Guatemala Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Signature

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Guinea Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Haiti Not applicable

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Honduras Not applicable

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Hong Kong No

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Hungary Not applicable

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Iceland Not applicable

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India Yes, photos

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Indonesia No

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Iran, Islamic Republic of Not applicable

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Iraq Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Ireland No

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Italy No

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Jamaica Yes, fingerprint scans

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Japan No data

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Jordan No

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Kazakhstan Not applicable

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Kenya Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Kiribati No data

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Korea, Republic of Not applicable

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Kosovo Not applicable

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Kuwait No

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Kyrgyzstan Not applicable

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Lao People's Dem. Republic Not applicable

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Latvia Not applicable

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Lebanon Not applicable

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Lesotho Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Liberia Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Libya No

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Liechtenstein Not applicable

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Lithuania Not applicable

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Luxembourg Not applicable

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Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic (1993-) No

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Madagascar No

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Malawi Yes, photos

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Malaysia No

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Maldives Not applicable

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Mali Biometric data (photo) is extracted from civil registry database

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Malta Not applicable

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Mauritania Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Mauritius No

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Mexico Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Moldova, Republic of No

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Mongolia Not applicable

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Montenegro Not applicable

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Morocco Yes, fingerprint scans

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Mozambique Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Myanmar No

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Namibia Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Nauru Not applicable

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Nepal Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Netherlands Not applicable

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New Zealand No

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Nicaragua Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Niger No

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Nigeria Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Norway Not applicable

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Pakistan Yes, photos

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Palau No

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Panama Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Papua New Guinea Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Paraguay Yes, photos

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Peru Yes, fingerprint scans

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Philippines Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
Signature

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Poland Not applicable

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Portugal No

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Republic of The Congo (Brazzaville) Not applicable

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Romania Not applicable

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Russian Federation Not applicable

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Rwanda Not applicable

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Senegal Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Serbia Not applicable

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Seychelles No

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Sierra Leone Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Singapore Not applicable

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Slovakia Not applicable

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Slovenia Not applicable

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Solomon Islands Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Somalia Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos
iris scans

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South Africa No

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South Sudan No

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Spain No

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Sri Lanka No

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State of Palestine No

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Sudan No

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Swaziland Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Sweden Not applicable

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Switzerland Not applicable

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Syrian Arab Republic Not applicable

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Taiwan Not applicable

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Tajikistan No data

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Tanzania, United Republic of Yes, photos

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Thailand No

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Timor-Leste No data

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Togo Yes, fingerprint scans

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Trinidad and Tobago Yes, photos

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Tunisia No

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Turkey Not applicable

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Turkmenistan Not applicable

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Uganda Not applicable

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Ukraine No

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United Arab Emirates Not applicable

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United Kingdom No

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United States No

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Uruguay Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Uzbekistan Not applicable

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Venezuela Yes, fingerprint scans
Signature

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Viet Nam Not applicable

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Yemen Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Zambia Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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Zimbabwe Yes, both fingerprint scans and photos

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