From Ballots to Touch Screens: Integrating Technology into Voting

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22 Jun 2012

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Digital ballot readers, electronic results transmission systems and SMS messaging to inform the electorate can help countries streamline and improve the electoral process. As election management bodies turn to technology to help run elections, they must take their country's cultural, political and legal context into consideration to ensure the new systems enhance — and don't disrupt — democracy. This gallery shows some of the technological tools that are being used around the world.