Traditional methods of rigging elections are falling out of favour in the eyes of leaders keen to have their authoritarian regimes validated at the ballot box. Aided by digital technologies, a loyal supporter base and a lucrative party identity and narrative, opposition parties like Zimbabwe’s MDC are taking their turn at manipulating the outcomes of elections, and forcing the hand of those who legitimise them.
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 16 Oct 2018|
|MoE publication type||D1 Article in a trade journal|
Fields of Science
- 517 Political science