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Democracy v self interest?

When it comes to electoral reform, are political parties more concerned about proposing reforms to suit their own agenda, or do they have the greater good at heart?

dateMar 15, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Crowdsourcing democracy through social media

Today the citizens of Liberia will participate in just their second presidential election since the country emerged from a brutal civil war in 2003, and in such an environment the specter of violence or other ...

dateOct 11, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Hackers target Ukraine's election website

Hackers attacked Ukraine's election commission website Saturday on the eve of parliamentary polls, officials said, but they denied Russian reports that the vote counting system itself had been put out of ...

dateOct 26, 2014 in Security
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Mail balloting saves millions, study shows

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Buechner Institute for Governance at the School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver has released a report commissioned by the Elections Best Practices and Vision Commission that found ...

dateFeb 08, 2011 in Economics & Business
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Which politicians do voters blame for the down economy?

A down economy usually spells trouble for incumbents, but a new Brigham Young University study shows that six Republicans up for re-election this year caught a break when John McCain lost the last presidential election.

dateAug 17, 2010 in Other
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