David Jandura is a Program Manager for Strategy & Outreach with Democracy International. He has broad experience in elections, democracy, and governance projects, including anticorruption efforts, constitution drafting, election campaign management, assistance to civil society and electoral organizations, analytical research, and election observation. This includes work in conflict-affected environments such as Afghanistan, Libya, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen.
He previously provided technical support to Libya’s Constitutional Drafting Assembly, Somalia’s National Independent Electoral Commission, and Somaliland’s National Election Commission. Mr. Jandura served as a core team leader during the observation mission for Afghanistan’s 2014 Presidential election audit where he produced weekly briefings and analysis for the US Embassy in Kabul. He has contributed to the research methodology and analysis of Norway’s 2011 internet voting pilots, an options analysis for Somaliland’s voter registration system, and an electoral needs assessment for Somalia. While at the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), Mr. Jandura designed and conducted a nationwide post-election public opinion survey for the 2012 early Presidential Elections in Yemen. He has also authored or co-authored several public opinion surveys on elections.
Mr. Jandura holds an M.A. in Democracy and Governance from Georgetown University and a B.A. in Political Science from North Carolina State University.