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Could Sri Lanka’s 2015 Elections Signal a New Era of Democracy?

Sri Lankans line up to cast their vote during the country’s presidential election in January 2015. / USAID

Twice in the last year, Sri Lankans went to the polls to demand dramatic political changes in their government. The elections have changed the political landscape and culture in Sri Lanka.

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Haiti: First Impressions on the Runoff Election

Submitted by Ben Edwards, USAID/Haiti Like most days in Port-au-Prince, Haitians began to fill the streets at sunrise.  On this Sunday, however, they were headed to the polls, eager to exercise their democratic right in the presidential runoff and parliamentary elections. Voters at many polling stations waited calmly in line for their turn to vote.   […]

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