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Crowdsourcing the election experience

Ushahidi's tools such as Crowdmap have been used to monitor elections and empower citizen participation.

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Ushahidi continues to inspire me. One of the key uses of their crowdmapping technology is for elections. The Ushahidi platform is used to give citizens a voice, whether it be to monitor dangers that might take place during elections, such as the Uchaguzi election monitoring map, or to make public polling problems such as the DRC election map. Crowdmapping could be used to give more accurate polling predictions as well.


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Ushahidi is such a great example for many challenges and all the more appropriate when we talk about elections. Well done, Nat!

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