Project Description

During the 2014 South Africa elections, Democracy International partnered with University of California San Diego (UCSD) and Praekelt to implement a crowdsourced election observation project. Approximately 12,000 citizens participated in the project to provide feedback on the electoral process via mobile and social media. DI also partnered with four domestic monitoring groups to collect observation reports from more than 1,000 observers via a SMS reporting platform developed by Telerivet.

Photo credit: Warren Rohner

Duration

2014

Location

South Africa

Practice Area

Politics

Client

UCSD

Team

Related Blog Posts

chevron-up chain chevron-down search list politics back news briefcase download white-paper publication video map grid about peace governance notebook mail flickr instagram facebook linkedin twitter megaphone light-bulb pie-chart quotes clock flag id hand-shake reading glasses tag