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Disastrous program to link Aadhaar with voter ID may be revived

Documents containing the Aadhaar numbers and voter identity numbers of 350 million Indian citizens have never been accounted for by…

 

Bangladesh Election Commission fights voter fraud with Crossmatch biometric technology

Crossmatch announced today that it has completed delivery of 150,000 of its optical fingerprint modules for use in electronic voting…

 

Afghanistan training election officials on biometric system as vote looms

Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) has launched a training program to teach 250 employees how to use its biometric system…

 

Nigeria mandates fingerprint authentication at all polling stations for 2019 election

Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that card readers must be present at all polling stations to perform…

 

Mozambique deploys Laxton Group biometric voter registration solution

Laxton Group announced the delivery of an end-to-end election solution to Mozambique ahead of October’s municipal elections. The Laxton election…

 

Making digital ID a tool for inclusion in Cameroon elections

Voter registrations are an important challenge for national identity systems, demanding accuracy, completeness, and verifiability to provide the assurance necessary…

 

Report says Kenya needs data protection law for privacy of biometric voter registry

A lack of legal protections for the privacy of citizen’s data in Kenya leaves its biometric electoral registry open to…

 

Malawi pushing ahead on biometrics-based voter registration plan

Malawi is shifting from paper-based identity documents for voter registration to a biometrics-based system to be put in place before…

 

Aadhaar should be linked to voting ID, commissioner says as Supreme Court hears constitutional challenge

Aadhaar numbers should be linked to Indian voter’s identity cards in order to verify individuals’ identity prior to voting, India’s…

 

Biometrics-based blockchain voting platform raises $2.2 million

Mobile-focused election voting and citizen engagement platform Voatz has raised over $2.2 million in seed round funding led by Medici…

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