PODCAST | Why elections fail and what can be done

Guest: Pippa Norris, McGuire Lecturer in Comparative Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University and director of the Electoral Integrity project
Thursday 10 March 2016 10:20PM (view full episode)

The electoral integrity project surveys elections around the world to document successes and failures and suggest policy reforms.

Their latest report noted, ‘flawed and failed elections around the world are manipulated through vote rigging and corruption, intimidation and violence‘. It also summed up that despite the vast sums spent each year by the international community to improve elections, large problems remain.

Originally published on ABC Late Night Live, 10 March 2016