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25 Nov 2019

Author.

Nangula Shejavali

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Democracy Report

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Technology in the 2019 Namibian Elections

From BVRK to VVPAT

Despite using electronic voting machines at national and sub-national elections in 2014 and 2015, many voters and parties still hold strong suspicions about EVMs and the use of technology in general at polling stations. This briefing paper examines the use of various technologies at Namibian elections – from biometric registration kits through voter verification devices to the Indian-made EVMs.