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Biometric Update regularly writes posts about elections. The following list of links is available to help you find biometrics news related to elections. Additional topics may be explored by accessing our comprehensive Biometrics Topics list.

 

Is UK voter requirement an opportunity for biometric ID documents?

New opinions offered on how the UK can deal with the contradiction of a new law requiring ID to vote…

 

Nigeria age estimation technology for voting under scrutiny, but digital ID applications grow

A former top official of the Nigeria Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Oluwole Uzi-Osaze, says the election management body cannot…

 

NEC taps Laxton in Liberia’s third try to contract biometric voter registration kits: report

Laxton Group has been selected to supply biometric voter registration hardware and software to Liberia by the country’s National Elections…

 

Liberia ID card issuance bedeviled by challenges, still no headway for biometric voter ID contract

At a time when Liberia is still struggling to find a definitive solution to a lingering biometric voter ID contract…

 

Voatz surges past 100 elections with biometrics securing remote voting

Mobile voting options continue to grow, with blockchain and biometrics-based elections platform Voatz announcing the successful completion of its 2022…

 

Political violence in Nigeria destroys biometric voter IDs; government rushing replacements

Almost 70,000 permanent voter ID cards were destroyed this week when a government office in Nigeria was set ablaze. In…

 

Civil society groups in Liberia urge transparency in selection of biometric kits supplier

Some civil society organizations in Liberia grouped under the umbrella of the Elections Coordination Committee (ECC), and the Liberia Elections…

 

Biometrics for voter ID adopted by Albania, considered by Guyana

A biometric voter identification system is in the process of being set up in Albania after the country’s Central Election…

 

Liberia’s elections biometrics bid process questioned, commission doubted

Liberia‘s biometric voter ID saga continues with the nation’s Liberty Party, headed by Nyonblee Karnga-Lawrence, petitioning for the chair of…

 

MPs demand briefing over plans to make Ghana Card sole ID for voter registration

Minority caucus lawmakers of Ghana’s opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) are insisting on a parliamentary hearing into the announcement a…

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