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  1. East-African Elections Can ICT enhance the democratic process?

  2. ICT & Elections • Voter registration • Voter education • Parties and policy • Election monitoring • Tallying & Analysis

  3. The Top 10 Election Applications

  4. App 1: Ushahidi #1 • Citizens reporting by SMS and other channels • Displayed on map and timeline • Designed to empower citizens, and discourage fraud around registration • www.ushahidi.com

  5. App 1: Ushahidi #1 • Reports on: • Dead people on the registry • Minors on the registry • Ghost voters • Closed registration offices • Refused registrations

  6. App 2: Register Analysis • Find anomalies in the voter register • Find Duplicates • Find constituencies with a very high age

  7. Georgia Registrations

  8. App 3: Voter Education • Campaign with short clear message • Multiple Channels • SMS • Newspaper • Radio • Designed to empower citizens to monitor the electoral process

  9. App 4: Voter advisor • Questionnaires asking your opinions on policy issues • Reply indicates which parties support your own views • Designed to encourage policy debate

  10. App 5: Voter polls • Ask opinions on political issues • Publish results • Work together with existing media

  11. App 7: party chat • Send questions in to Candidates • Live radio broadcast replies • Replies shown on web for easy access • Designed to involve citizens in process, encourage policy debate. • www.mzalendo.com

  12. App 8: Ushahidi #2 • Citizens report abuses up to election day • Voter bribing, using gov’t resources, violence, arrests of opposition…

  13. App 8: Ushahidi #2 • Observer co-ordination • Use SMS to track observers • Use SMS to alert observers to reported incidents for verification • Use SMS to confirm reports

  14. App 9: SMS Tallying • Submit results from polling stations • From observers, public, and parties • Designed to give a fast accurate tally and support electoral process

  15. App 10: Result Analysis • Find anomalies in the results • More ballot papers than registered voters • 100% votes for 1 candidate • http://afghanistanelectiondata.org/data

  16. Afghanistan Results

  17. Overall • Use different media • Inbound & Outbound • Separate voter education & incident reporting • Share datasets • Polling stations • District Boundaries • Different sources have different trust levels. • Be transparent

  18. Q & A