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At a Glance:  Voter Registration and Voter List Audits Michelle Brown
Importance of Voter Registration <ul><li>Conduct of free and fair elections is a cornerstone of the democratic process.  <...
Voter Registration
Voter Registration
Voter list Audit (VLA) <ul><li>VLA is a scientific and systematic assessment of the voters' list within the voter registra...
Voter list Audit (VLA) <ul><li>VLA is a scientific and systematic assessment of the voters' list within the voter registra...
VRA Methodology <ul><li>Computer Tests: internal checks and external comparisons on data using other data sets (Census dat...
Two way field tests Voters List   Eligible Voters/ Voting Age Public List-to-people test People-to-list test
2007 preliminary list Recommendation: Reduce Number of duplicate entries - name and birth date
May 2008 list: Number of duplicate entries for name and birth date reduced
 
Indonesia VLA Methods of  Data Transmision RE c AP DATA  CENTER ENTRY CALL  CENTER SMS  CENTER Postal  service 1 2 3
Guyana’s VLAs 1991, 1992 <ul><li>Conducted by the Electoral Assistance Bureau (EAB) in 1991 </li></ul><ul><li>More than 30...
Guyana’s VLAs 1991, 1992 <ul><li>Conducted by the Electoral Assistance Bureau (EAB) in 1991 </li></ul><ul><li>More than 30...
Indonesia’s VRA 2004 <ul><li>The VLA conducted by LP3ES and NDI prior to the April elections received high praise from the...
Indonesia’s VRA 2004 <ul><li>The VLA conducted by LP3ES and NDI prior to the April elections received high praise from the...
Voter’s list audits allow civil society groups to publish statistically sound and systematically-gathered data.
Voter’s list audits allow civil society groups to publish statistically sound and systematically-gathered data.
Thank You Michelle Brown [email_address]
Thank You Michelle Brown [email_address]
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  1. 1. At a Glance: Voter Registration and Voter List Audits Michelle Brown
  2. 2. Importance of Voter Registration <ul><li>Conduct of free and fair elections is a cornerstone of the democratic process. </li></ul><ul><li>Voter registration is the foundation for other aspects of the electoral process. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Voter Registration
  4. 4. Voter Registration
  5. 5. Voter list Audit (VLA) <ul><li>VLA is a scientific and systematic assessment of the voters' list within the voter registration process </li></ul>
  6. 6. Voter list Audit (VLA) <ul><li>VLA is a scientific and systematic assessment of the voters' list within the voter registration process </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose: </li></ul><ul><li>To verify the accuracy of voters list; </li></ul><ul><li>To evaluate the quality of voter registration process; </li></ul><ul><li>To promote broad public confidence in the process on election day and beyond; and </li></ul><ul><li>To inform the voters about the voter registration process </li></ul>
  7. 7. VRA Methodology <ul><li>Computer Tests: internal checks and external comparisons on data using other data sets (Census data) </li></ul><ul><li>Statistically rigorous two-way field test </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a. List-to-people – select names from the voter list and then interviewed them to verified their data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>b. People-to-list – select and interview voters and then verified their data back to the voter list </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Two way field tests Voters List Eligible Voters/ Voting Age Public List-to-people test People-to-list test
  9. 9. 2007 preliminary list Recommendation: Reduce Number of duplicate entries - name and birth date
  10. 10. May 2008 list: Number of duplicate entries for name and birth date reduced
  11. 12. Indonesia VLA Methods of Data Transmision RE c AP DATA CENTER ENTRY CALL CENTER SMS CENTER Postal service 1 2 3
  12. 13. Guyana’s VLAs 1991, 1992 <ul><li>Conducted by the Electoral Assistance Bureau (EAB) in 1991 </li></ul><ul><li>More than 30 percent of the names on the preliminary voters list (PVL) could not be found based on a list-to-people field test </li></ul>
  13. 14. Guyana’s VLAs 1991, 1992 <ul><li>Conducted by the Electoral Assistance Bureau (EAB) in 1991 </li></ul><ul><li>More than 30 percent of the names on the preliminary voters list (PVL) could not be found based on a list-to-people field test </li></ul><ul><li>Results caused the Election Commission to postpone the election </li></ul><ul><li>EAB conduct another VLA in 1992 showing big improvements </li></ul>
  14. 15. Indonesia’s VRA 2004 <ul><li>The VLA conducted by LP3ES and NDI prior to the April elections received high praise from the General Elections Commission (KPU) </li></ul><ul><li>KPU needed guidance on how to improve the list </li></ul><ul><li>The VLA revealed that there were many eligible voters that were not included on the list. </li></ul>
  15. 16. Indonesia’s VRA 2004 <ul><li>The VLA conducted by LP3ES and NDI prior to the April elections received high praise from the General Elections Commission (KPU) </li></ul><ul><li>KPU needed guidance on how to improve the list </li></ul><ul><li>The VLA revealed that there were many eligible voters that were not included on the list. </li></ul><ul><li>Following the audit release, the Election Commission took the recommendations very seriously </li></ul><ul><li>Election Commission decided to conduct additional registration efforts in April and May for the first round of the presidential election. </li></ul>
  16. 17. Voter’s list audits allow civil society groups to publish statistically sound and systematically-gathered data.
  17. 18. Voter’s list audits allow civil society groups to publish statistically sound and systematically-gathered data.
  18. 19. Thank You Michelle Brown [email_address]
  19. 20. Thank You Michelle Brown [email_address]

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