Technology in Elections: How It's Used, What's Next?

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20 Jun 2012

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Technology has always been utilized in the field of elections, but recent advances have made its use more widespread and prominent. Over the past 25 years, IFES has advised election management bodies and lawmakers around the world on what to consider when incorporating technology in the electoral process. In this podcast, Rakesh Sharma, director of IFES' F. Clifton White Applied Research Center, gives us some insight into the issues that need to be addressed when adopting technology, how technology is being used in the field, and what is next in this area.