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Press - February 12, 2016

Writing Python Code to Decide an Election

The long awaited video from Ona’s keynote presentation at PyConZA 2014. A while back Ona was given three weeks to write the software that will tally votes in the Libyan elections and decide who wins and who loses. This is not something we could get wrong. We combined agile development with best practices in testing

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Press - October 03, 2014

Writing Python Code to Decide an Election

Yesterday Peter from Ona spoke at PyConZA 2014 about Ona’s work building the vote tallying system for the Libyan Constitutional Assembly Election last February. The abstract and slides from Peter’s talk are below: Earlier this year Ona was given three weeks to write the software that will tally votes in the Libyan elections and decide who wins and who

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Work - June 12, 2014

Tally-Ho: Robust Open-Source Election Software

Forms from the field were received at the In Take Section Early in 2014, the Libyan government held a national election to select 60 representatives tasked with drafting a foundational constitution for the country. This was an enormous effort for a shaky new democracy in a country twice the size of Texas, 90% of which

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Work - March 12, 2014

Building the Tally software used in the Libyan Constitutional Election

We recently built the tallying software used to aggregate votes in the Libyan constitutional assembly elections. Our software recorded, verified, and reported on over 720,000 votes cast by Libyan citizens. These votes were cast throughout the country, on off-shore oil rigs, and at international voting centers throughout the world. The Libyan High National Election Commission has generously

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