Center for Electoral Forensics
[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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[Ted Cruz]
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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[buhari]

Jonathan Lost

The Federal Republic of Nigeria held its latest quadrennial presidential election. Most polls showed the challenger, Muhammadu Buhari, ahead of incumbent Goodluck Jonathan. None of the polls, however, were believable in terms of sampling method, age, and weighting. But, broken clocks and poor polls can be right once in a…

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