Center for Electoral Forensics
[provence]
[idaho farm]

A Look Back at Clinton-Trump

The 58th presidential election of the United States was held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. A few weeks before the election, candidate Donald Trump was behind in the polls. On October 17, 2016, Trump tweeted: “Of course there is large scale voter fraud happening on and before election day.” This…

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[eastern Thrace near Edirne, Turkey]

Turkish Delight

Once again, Erdoğan seeks to alter the political structure of the Republic of Turkey. When he became the Prime Minister in 2003, the Turkish state reflected the long Turkish history of seeking Europe. Atatürk created a Western state out of the remains of the Ottoman Empire. The new Republic of…

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[kob]

The Uganda Show

The most-recent Ugandan presidential election was held on February 18, 2016. This marks the second Ugandan election we have examined (see: first and first revisited). As we recall, the 2011 election had several clouds over it, including the fact that the government quickly took down the election results. Is the…

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[national assembly]

Moving Forward

The Republic of South Africa is the most Western — in terms of culture — of the sub-Saharan countries. Best known for apartheid (1948–1981), South Africa had its first free and fair elections in 1994 when it elected Nelson Mandela over F. W. de Klerk and almost filled the National…

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