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Voters' Registration Kit

What is Biometrics? Biometrics (or biometric authentication) refers to the identification of humans by their characteristics or traits. Biometrics is used in computer science as a form of identification and access control. What is the VRK? The Voter Registration Kit (VRK) is the...

Electronic Voting Machines

The Control Unit is the control section of the EVM and it is only operated by the polling official. This unit controls the polling process. The Control Unit consists of four sections, the display screen, candidate set, results and ballot button.   Voting using the EVM The...

Registering a Political Party With ECN

According to Section 39(1)(a) the principal object of a political party should be to participate in and promote elections including- The nomination of persons as candidates for any such elections in accordance with the provisions of the Act; The canvassing for votes for a...

Registering as a Voter

How do I register? To vote in any of the elections, you have to be a registered voter. You can register in your respective local authority and constituency and you only have to regsiter once as a voter. Who can register? You must: be a Namibian citizen be 18 years old or...


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