Observing E-enabled Elections: How to Implement Regional Electoral Standards

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Published: 
1 December 2012
Language: 
English
Pages: 
25
Author(s): 
Jordi Barrat

Election observation bodies have paid increasing attention to the problems generated by electronic voting, or, in more general terms, by the use of electronic means as a way to improve traditional electoral processes.

This paper focus on electronic voting: that is to say, casting a ballot by electronic means. It provides an overview of the different written international tools that have been developed for the observation of e-enabled elections and presents some of the challenges to consider when observing electronic voting.

Contents

Acronyms and Abbreviations

Where Are We?       

Observation of E-enabled Elections: the Main Challenges

Concluding Remarks: Things to Do and Things Not to Do

References and Further Reading