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Free and Fair Elections

Venezuela's Unfair Elections

Joel D. Hirst | Posted 10.28.2012 | World
Joel D. Hirst

Electoral experts often talk about "free and fair" elections as if they were one and the same. In point of fact, these are two different components that together make up a legitimate election.

The Baptism of Liberty

Sean Carasso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Sean Carasso

Our Congolese partners kept telling us that they want peace, and that to get there they need reform. That happens with elections. You've got to make sure they are FREE and they are FAIR.

US to Hold Free, Fair Elections

John Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Marshall

In the strongest signal to date that the U.S. intends to promote U.S.-style democracy wherever possible, the U.S. announced it would attempt to hold free and fair elections in the United States.

'Serious Concerns' Of Fraud In Afghan Elections

AP / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP)-- The main Afghan election observer group said it had serious concerns about the legitimacy of this weekend's parliamentary vo...