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Iraq Electoral Commission struggles with biometric voting card registration

Iraq’s Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) is struggling to keep up with biometric voter registration ahead of the autumn election,…

 

The Bahamas may not issue biometric voter cards before general election next year

A government minister says the technological upgrades that would be necessary for The Bahamas to issue biometric voters’ cards, as…

 

Biometrics partnerships and regional symbiosis driving election opportunities: Laxton

The green field opportunities for election systems in Africa allow the development of technologies more advanced than those used in…

 

Smartmatic wins Albania biometric voter registration contract with lone bid

Smartmatic will implement biometric identification technology in Albania’s April elections this year via a US$20 million contract with the Central…

 

Philippines to test biometric remote voting solutions, urged to acquire more scanners

The Commission on Elections of the Philippines (Comelec) is planning to conduct an online trial voting exercise with biometrics in…

 

Nigerians don’t need national digital ID for voter enrollment, EC says

Nigeria‘s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has given assurances that citizens do not need the national identification number (NIN) in…

 

Progress on government biometrics programs for elections, forensics and borders mixed

From elections to pandemic aid, and from police forensics to border control, government biometric and digital ID programs are the…

 

Biometric voting machine failures isolated incidents, Uganda’s Electoral Commission says

An unknown number of biometric voter verification machines being used in Uganda’s election failed to verify the identity of people…

 

Voatz presents its 2020 biometric mobile voting balance sheet

Biometric blockchain mobile voting technology platform Voatz has affirmed that it made strides in the course of the year 2020…

 

Uganda gets 38,500 biometric voter verification devices for Thursday’s polls

The electoral commission of Uganda says it has procured 38,500 SmartMatic biometric voter verification machines (BVVMs) at a cost of…

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