voter registration

Zimbabwe Making Tentative Progress Toward Biometric Elections

Zimbabwe Making Tentative Progress Toward Biometric Elections

Zimbabwe isn’t going to use biometrics in the country’s 2018 election general election, but is proceeding with a biometric voter registration program, reports The Herald. The clarification comes by way of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission, whose chair, Justice Rita Makarau, told The Herald that the biometric registration “is going to assist us to compile a…

Philippines Biometric Voter Registration Sees More Progress

Philippines Biometric Voter Registration Sees More Progress

The Philippines’ Commission on Elections, or Comelec, continues to inch forward in getting voters’ biometric data registered in anticipation of the 2016 election. With only a few months left for voter registration, Comelec says that as of June there were about 3.8 million unregistered voters left. That might sound like a lot, but roughly 50 million…