Center for Electoral Forensics
[lake tanganyika]
Citadelle Laferrière near Cap-Haïtien

Haiti 2010 and USAID

The Republic of Haiti has experienced much instability and poverty throughout its 211 years of independence. From multiple coups to unstable empires to invasions to corrupt presidents for life, Haiti has had little opportunity for economic and political growth. The 2010 presidential election looked to be a turning point for…

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[meroe pyramids]

Bashir Wins

Omar al-Bashir became president of Sudan in 1989 through a coup d’état. Since then, he won the elections of 1996, 2000, and 2010. As discussed in Bashir and Sudan, the 2015 elections were held between April 13 and 16. Did Bashir win these elections?

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[sri paada]
Bangkok, Thailand

A Thai Coup

The recent violent protests have finally drawn a reaction from the Thai military. Using a 1914 law, the Thai military imposed martial law in an attempt to “preserve order and bring back peacefulness.” Immediate feedback suggests that this will not deter the anti-government protesters. If not this, then what?

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