Elections integrity best practices: Defining and achieving success

Best practice guide

Website/link: https://integrityinstitute.org/news/institute-news/elections-pt-2

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Published date: October 4, 2023

Region: Global,North America

Subject tag: Algorithmic systems | Disinformation and misinformation | Election integrity | Election integrity frameworks | Government transparency | Harmful content | Platform interventions | Terrorism and violent extremism | Transparency

Elections matter, and history has demonstrated online platforms will find themselves grappling with these challenges whether they want to be or not. The two key questions facing online platforms now, as they stare down the tsunami of global elections heading their way, are: Have they initiated an internal elections integrity program? And if so, how do they ensure the best possible preparation to safeguard democracies globally?

The second elections integrity best practices guide covers topics spanning policy decisions, product and process implementation, as well as targeted explorations on metrics and goal-setting. This latest guide will provide a wealth of ideas and knowledge that can directly inform how platforms can address concretely election integrity risks via their internal elections integrity program.