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Philippines’ Comelec ends biometrics registration for voters

The Philippines’ Commission on Elections (Comelec) denied requests for postponing the deadline for voter registration, thus ending the 17-month registration…


Biometric voter registration to be used for 2018 Pakistan election

The Election Commission of Pakistan announced last week it will began using electronic voting machines at the upcoming 2018 general…


Philippines makes biometric voter enrollment mandatory

Philippine officials have announced that biometric voter enrollment will be mandatory in order to vote in the upcoming 2016 elections….


Suprema to supply biometric live scanners for 2016 Ugandan elections, Zetes to deliver

Suprema has announced that its biometric live scanners will be used for voter registration and identification in the run up to…


Comelec switches to ten-print scanners ahead of 2016 elections, 5M voters still without biometric data

Five million voters in the Philippines still do not have registered biometric data, according to the country’s Commission on Elections….


Nigeria nixes plans for biometric election

The chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission in Nigera has announced that the country will not use biometric technology for…


Nigerian engineers push for biometrics in upcoming election

Nigeria could become the next African country to use biometric technology to enroll voters and count votes on election day….


The top 10 most-read stories on BiometricUpdate.com in 2013

2013 was a pretty big year for biometrics. If not just for the products that launched, this year has certainly…


Namibia unveils biometric machine for voter registration

Namibia is planning to use a biometric voter registration system for its upcoming election and the country’s electoral commission has…


Kenya’s election commission CEO charged over biometric equipment purchase

The biometric equipment used in Kenya’s election is back in the news, as the CEO of the country’s electoral commission…

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