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CandiDatos

Fighting corruption by enforcing transparency in Guatemala

Project URL: http://candidatos.gt/

  • Community Engagement
  • Community Strengthening
  • Internet
  • Mobile

CandiDatos.gt is a Guatemalan platform that profiles political candidates, helps register voters, and fights corruption by enforcing transparency. When citizens contact candidates through the website, the responses are tracked and ranked.

A 10-question survey enables voters to identify the candidate who most coincides with their ideas, helping them to make informed choices. To date, CandiDatos has helped register some 10,000 young, first-time Guatemalan voters, and organised public forums to discuss corruption, as well as topics such as youth, technology and democracy; public financing of political parties; and reform of electoral law and the political party system.

Last updated: 05th of September, 2016

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