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Russia: Crowdsourced Map of Electoral Violations Launched

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Digital Activism, Governance, Law, Politics, Technology, RuNet Echo

Electoral monitoring association “Golos” together with gazeta.ru had launched Kartanarusheniy.ru [1], a crowdsourced mechanism for collecting user data on electoral violations. Ushahidi-like map (although developed on a different software) allows users to report agitation violations, administrative and police pressure, bribery, misuse of power, violation of candidates’ rights.