States Academic Press
Political Science - Political Science
Election administration is a complex, multistage process involving registeration, arranging the voting process, and then charting and reviewing the results. Failures during this process can result in maladministration or claims of electoral malpractice and fraud. Such practices are generally associated with authoritarian states and governments. Elections play an integral role in the democratic process. Therefore, it is very critical to understand the failure points in election administration. When elections are not implemented successfully, it can lead to the loss of public confidence in the government as well as democracy itself. Through effective election management, administrators can maintain public confidence in democracy. This book discusses the fundamentals as well as modern approaches of election administration. It studies, analyses and upholds the pillars of this complex procedure and its utmost significance in modern times. This book will serve as a reference to a broad spectrum of readers.