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Only half of Africa's citizens trust their national electoral commissions

In African elections, discontent is the new frontrunner.

At a time when more than two dozen nations are holding elections in 2016 and 2017, only half the people in the continent say they trust their national electoral bodies, a new study shows. The survey shows that respondents trust their electoral commission somewhat (25%) and a lot (25%).

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