Acknowledgements: Election Watch
Tracking the intersection of elections, internet platforms, and human rights around the world.
Election Watch for the Digital Age is a collaborative effort between Freedom House staff and a network of external researchers who provide expertise on the countries we track. Consultants conduct original research on a range of issues related to digital media space, relevant technical and legal controls, and the political environment.
Freedom House Staff
- Adrian Shahbaz, Director, Technology and Democracy
- Mai Troung, Director, Research Operations
- Isabel Linzer, Research Analyst, Technology and Democracy
- Tessa Weal, Research Assistant
The Election Watch team is grateful to the many colleagues within Freedom House who regularly share indispensable insight on all countries covered by the project.
Griselda Colina is a consultant and researcher specializing in democracy, media and elections. She serves as executive director of the Observatorio Global de Comunicación y Democracia, and is an associate researcher at the Instituto de Investigaciones de la Comunicación at Universidad Central de Venezuela.
María Fernanda Madriz is a researcher and professor at the Instituto de Investigaciones de la Comunicación at Universidad Central de Venezuela and is the coordinator of the university’s Observatory of Disinformation, Rumors and False News.
Iria Puyosa is a political communications researcher and consultant specialized in social media and politics, information warfare, and networked social movements.
Oliver Spencer is an advisor to Free Expression Myanmar (FEM).
Freedom House would also like to thank Kristen Kao and Jared Thompson for advising on the Jordan and Burkina Faso preelection assessments, respectively.
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About Election Watch for the Digital Age
Election Watch for the Digital Age draws on original research and a data-driven methodology to evaluate the human rights impact of internet platforms on a country’s electoral process.