Voting News

Many of you are interested in the evolution of the right to vote in every region of the world. However, changes of legislation occur every day and if you want to stay updated you need to spend a lot of time surfing the internet. Luckily for you there are ways to save time and stay informed at the same time. Here are some lists of sites that might interest you.

For instance you might be very interested in https://www.overseasvotefoundation.org/overseas/home.htm; a website designed to help overseas U.S. citizens to get informed and exercise their right to vote as smoothly and as trouble free as possible. There is a Voter Help Desk, one can draw a personal voter’s account, there’s a candidate finder option and also a state voter information directory. This website was made by the Overseas Vote Foundation, which aims to help overseas and military voters to participate in federal elections. This is a non-profit organization which is not connected to the government or to any military department.

Www.maplight.org is the website of a nonprofit research organization, which provides journalists and citizens in general with information on the latest news on politics, election candidates and voting.

Moreover, http://www.cses.org/: The Comparative Study of Electoral Systems (CSES) is a program of cross-national research in over fifty states that conducts research on the effects of electoral institutions on citizens.

Then there is http://www.electionresources.org/, which is a website that provides various and detailed regional and international election statistics as well as useful international election resources.

You might also want to check out http://www.keele.ac.uk/depts/por/elections.htm, which will offer you the links to different electoral system websites, as well as information on electoral data and election results. All info is arranged by country, so it’s easy to find.

And last, but not least, http://psephos.adam-carr.net/ is a website that provides extensive news and information from 167 countries as well as the latest electoral news.

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