The Ruling Party PDP clearly won in the South while the major Opposition party CPC also replicated the same in the North. Voter turnout was low in the North whereas in the South, Turnout was as high as 85% though the North contributes a higher percentage of Nigerian Voters.
How not to rig an election is a project designed to create an early warning system for identifying, interrogating and arresting election malpractice before they happen, especially in this election cycle.
It is a forensic look at the 2007 elections, to enable us look forward towards the 2011 election.
Elections in Nigeria have for the last six or so decades followed a fairly predictable path of 'rigging'. Even so, the 2007 elections by most accounts were the worst elections in living memory.
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Elections Time Table (NEW TIMETABLE)
1) Saturday 9 April, 2011- Senate and House of Representatives Elections
2) Saturday 16 April, 2011- Presidential Elections
3) Tuesday 26 April, 2011- Governorship and State Assembly Elections