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  • In the wake of deadly 2007-2008 elections in Kenya, the topic of electoral violence is attracting increasing international attention. One study theorizes that norms of electoral integrity play a critical role in determining outbreaks of violence during the election cycle. Using statistical analysis of data based on international election observer reports, this paper acquires a greater...

  • In the City of Chicago alone, there are more than 400,000 voting-age citizens not registered to
    vote. The Pew Center estimates there are 51 million voting-age citizens who are not registered
    nationwide. How do we grow voter registration, turnouts and engagement - for 2012 and
    beyond?


    This report details the results of an ambitious outreach program organized by the...

  • This article addresses problems and challenges related to voter registration in the US electoral system. Drawing on representative examples of electoral reform as well as on relevant legislation, this reading sufficiently elucidates unexplored areas of the topic with the hope to pave the way for future steps for better electoral management. Core pillar of the article is how registration could...

  • This report investigates whether the Electoral Registration Officers (EROs) are assisted by the national public databases, in the former’s attempt to ameliorate the levels of accurate and effectively-conducted electoral processes in the UK. By assessing the databases from a variety of piloting schemes in 22 local authorities in England and Scotland for the year 2011, the particular study...

  • Within US context, this paper explores the issue of voter registration since 2000. During the particular year, 24% of the electorate was not registered. In spite of the fact that the percentage was declined in the Bush-Kerry presidential elections in 2004, there was still a considerable proportion of unregistered voters. The marginal win of Bush in the specific elections spurred vivid debate...

  • This is a study about the ‘election day registration’ (EDR) and other smaller reductions in closing dates, as a method to facilitate voting in the US. Its findings illustrate that if EDR is adopted and thus, closing dates are eliminated, there is a 7% increase in turnout, in the average states. There is, however, a variance in the groups that are benefited by EDR; those with high...

  • This study provides a literature review on the association between voter registration and electoral turnout in the US. In particular, it thoroughly investigates the use of ‘election day registration’ and its impact on voter turnout. It does so, by estimating both the extent to which registration and turnout will increase in case ‘election day registration’ is endorsed...