Polyas Election News 2017

Over the weekend, two Eastern European countries went to the polls. In the Czech Republic for a new government while in Slovenia, for a new President. Find out all of the details of these elections in our latest #Electionnews. The Results: A Victory for Andrej Babis Seats ANO 78 Civil Democratic Party 25 Czech Pirate […]

Czech Election System

This week we are taking a look at the Czech election system. The Czech Republic is due to go to the polls on the 20th and 21st of October. In what could be yet another crucial election for the European Union, we are taking a look at the election system and the main candidates. Continue reading

Polyas Election News 2017

The Austrian National Council election took place on Sunday, with the results being announced earlier today. Here you can learn about the gains, the losses and who will run Austria for the next five years.

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Das Wahlsystem in Österreich

The Austrian national council is up for election this Sunday, so we are taking a look at how the Austrian election system works. Here you can learn all about the electoral system of the Austrian national council.

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Multidisciplinary approach at the E-VOTE-ID in Austria

Experts in the field of electronic voting from all over the world will be gathering to attend the new conference E-VOTE-ID. Read on to learn more about the conference and what we will be presenting.

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Increasing Voter Turnout

Increasing voter turnout is always a problem with democratic institutions. But despite low participation rates, you can still activate the majority of non-voters. In the first of two parts on increasing Democratic participation in institutional elections, you can learn about how online elections can help.

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Online Election Security

Digital national elections and E-voting is the future despite recent negative press surrounding the German national elections. Read about how half measures are endangering democracy and the impact of online voting.

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Reduce your carbon footprint with online elections

Elections are not only expensive but often have a significant carbon footprint. Learn about how to reduce the environmental costs of your next election by switching from postal to online elections.

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Polyas Election News 2017

A total of 61.5 million Germans were eligible to vote for the 19th German Parliament. The results were not wholly surprising, but the sharp rise of the AFD, shocked many in the wake of the election. Read all about results and the potential alliances in the latest German Parliament. Continue reading

German parliament is elected through proportional vote.

First vote, a second vote, direct candidates, overhang seat, 5-percent-threshold: find out just how the German Parliament is election system works. German Parliament election system Like many other countries, Germany is a representative democracy. In contrast to direct democracies, for instance like Switzerland, political decisions are not made directly by the people, but through delegates. […]

Polyas Election News 2017

The Singaporean Presidential election has taken place, or at least Singapore has a new president. In a strange turn of events, the election was cancelled as there was only one candidate. Halimah Yacob has therefore been elected by acclamation.

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How can the government justify such high election costs?

The UK Cabinet Office has released the total election costs for the recent snap-election. For an election that actually weakened the conservative position in Parliament, opponents and disgruntled backbenchers have been quick to criticise. Yet what makes general election costs so high?

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