Halfway to 2018, democracy stands firm to constant challenges around the world. Larry Diamond, one of the world’s leading democracy scholars, claims we have been going through a “democracy recession”.
Elections are designed to give people a voice while granting elected officials the legitimacy to govern.
Youth participation in elections has been regarded as low for decades.
The 2018 local voting currently being held in England consist of more than 4,300 seats up for grabs.
Bot farms, fake news and data breaches have all been used to spread misinformation during some of the most important electoral processes in the last few years.
El escándalo de Cambridge Analytica, que reveló el uso de la información privada de unos 80 millones de usuarios de Facebook, ha hecho sonar las alarmas en las oficinas de muchas comisiones electorales.