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International Foundation for Electoral Systems

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems is an international, non-profit organization founded in 1987. This Washington, D.C.-based development organization provides assistance and support for elections in new and emerging democracies. Since 1987, IFES has provided assistance in 135 countries and it currently has programs in over 30 countries throughout Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas. Wikipedia*

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International Foundation for Electoral Systems has hosted 5 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 2000 Forum. The year with the most events was 2014 with one event. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2015 with an average of 618 views per video. Most appearances with William Sweeney Jr. (2), Richard Soudriette (2), Justin Levitt (2). Most common tags: Voters & Registration, Election Procedures.

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    Discussion of Campaign 2016

    The two co-chairs of the Commission on Presidential Debates, Frank Fahrenkopf and Mike McCurry, discussed the 2016…

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    Youth Radicalization

    Panelists talked about various programs in parts of Africa, Asia and Europe to discourage youth from joining radical…

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    Role of Candidate Debates in Political Discourse

    Election law advocates talked about the role of candidate debates in elections. Matt Dippell focused on the Debates Commission that…

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    Voter Identification Requirements

    Panelists talked about expanding political rights for voters with disabilities, voter identification laws, and the role of candidates in…

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