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Will Voter Card System Prevent Election Fraud? Nigerians Are Wary

As Nigerians prepare for Saturday’s presidential election, the integrity of the vote will hang in large part on the success of a new voter card system that includes thousands of hand-held electronic card readers. The system is designed to prevent identity theft, ballot stuffing and fraud, which marred previous elections and helped spark post-election rioting and violence in 2011. But with incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan locked in a tight race with his challenger, former military...

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