Fighting Corruption in India with the Development Pact

  India is positioned to become a geopolitical leader in the coming years. As the most populous democracy in the world, its elections are the grandest experiments in participatory government, with the 2014 election easily ranking as the biggest election in human history. However, these feats of governmental organization are often overshadowed by problems of governance. Corruption is one of the …

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Decreasing Election Fraud through Photography

A research team from the University of California, San Diego, has been experimenting with a method to decrease election fraud. During elections in Afghanistan and Uganda, the team started a program of taking pictures of voting ballots as they were cast. Perhaps more importantly, they alerted election organizers that they would be photographing ballots. The results of the experiment have …

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