Who runs elections and how can they be improved? Independence, resources and workforce conditions are essential for good election management

7 Jun 2019

Democratic Audit – In new research published today about how elections are run around the world, Toby S. James, Leontine Loeber, Holly Ann Garnett and Carolien van Ham find that organisational independence matters for well-run elections, and that election management could be improved with more resources, improved working conditions for election employees – and a better gender balance in electoral management bodies.