Electoral malpractices I

Civic Education JSS2 Third Term

Sub-theme: Democracy

Week 8

Electoral malpractices I

Performance objectives

The student should be able to:

1. Explain electoral malpractices

2. List and discuss the forms of electoral malpractices


Meaning of Electoral malpractices

Electoral malpractices refer to all kinds of criminal behaviours or acts that hinder a free and fair election in a country.

They include all forms of irregularities by electoral officials, political parties or the general public to change the decision or choice of the masses during election processes.

Forms of electoral malpractices

The common forms of electoral malpractices include:

1. Using fake ballot papers and manipulation of votes.

2. Creating artificial scarcity.... View More

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