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Hello everyone, today we are going to discuss something political. As we know that the current world political situation is highly exaggerated at this time. Countries are fighting to find true “democracy”.

The election is the very way to find this desired thing. Today we will discuss some elections which are sullied with a violation, bribery, and corruption.

The most fraudulent elections will take place in today’s section and you will be amazed to see this with images and short briefs. So, let’s dive into the image section and no a bit more how truly violence feels like.

20 Facts About Malpractices During Elections

1. Belarusian presidential election (2006)

Belarusian presidential election (2006) Malpractices During Elections

The Belarusian presidential election of 2006 was an absolute triumph for Alexander Lukashenko, who received 84.4 percent of the vote.

However, Western observers deemed the elections rigged. The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) declared that the election “failed to meet OSCE commitments for democratic elections.”

2. Canadian federal election (2011)

Canadian federal election (2011) Malpractices During Elections

This was the 2011 Canadian federal election, which  held to elect members to the House of Commons of the 41st Canadian Parliament, and went down as “The Robocall Scandal.”

And this disgrace involved accusations that robocalls and real-person calls intended to result in voter suppressing were employed and that a computer in the Guelph Conservative campaign office had possibly been used to make controversial calls. No one thought the Canadians could ever do such an obligation.

3. Chadian presidential election (1996)

Chadian presidential election (1996) Malpractices During Elections

The renowned Chadian presidential election held in the African country on June 2, 1996, was the first multiparty presidential election in the country’s history since the independence.

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Yet, the election was warped by widespread and credible reports of electoral scam and government intimidation of opposition forces, which was confirmed by local and international spectators alike.

4. Egyptian presidential election (2005)

Egyptian presidential election (2005) Malpractices During Elections

Talking about the Egyptian presidential election, which was held in 2005 was the first disputed presidential election in Egypt’s history and one of the most contentious one.

Hosni Mubarak, who was the former president of Egypt, won a fifth consecutive six-year term in office, with official results showing he won 88.6 percent of the vote.

Yet, his opponent, Ayman Nour, claimed that prior polling results showed that he had received over thirty percent of the votes.

5. Hungarian parliamentary election (1947)

Hungarian parliamentary election (1947) causes of election malpractices

The Hungarian parliamentary elections of 1947, which would be the last democratic ones until 1990 and the failure of marxism in the region, went down in history as the name of “blue-ballot” elections.

This was the Hungarian Communist Party, which had lost the previous election, fortified its control in the interim using violence, threats, and daunting.

6. New Hampshire Senate election phone-jamming scandal (2002)

New Hampshire Senate election phone-jamming scandal (2002) causes of election malpractices

The 2002 New Hampshire Senate election phone-jamming gossip involved the use of a telemarketing firm hired by the state’s Republican Party to perpetrate election tampering.

The technique involved using a call center to jam the phone lines of a get out the vote (GOTV) operation. Ultimately over nine hundred calls were made for forty-five minutes agitating the Democrat-leaning get out the vote operation.

7. New York gubernatorial election (1792)

New York gubernatorial election (1792) causes of election malpractices

The 1792 New York gubernatorial election was held in April to elect the governor and lieutenant governor and is remembered for being one of the most fraudulent in American history.

John Jay received more votes than George Clinton, but on technicalities the votes of Otsego, Tioga, and Clinton counties were disqualified and not canvassed, giving George Clinton a slight majority in the official results.

8. Peruvian general election (2000)

Peruvian general election (2000) causes of election malpractices

The Peruvian general elections, which was held in 2000 were highly questionable and widely considered to have been deceitful.

Obligatory president Alberto Fujimori won the election and a third term in office. Yet, the elections were rotted with accusations of bribery, fundamental bias, and outright electoral cheating obviously.

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9. Romanian general election (1946)]

Romanian general election (1946)] causes of election malpractices

The Romanian general election, which was held in 1946, which resulted in the victory of the Romanian Communist Party (PCR) and its associates, was held according to Western observers in the confines of a strict military environment and it was reported that a number of threatening tactics were used during the process.

10. Russian presidential election (1996)

Russian presidential election (1996) election manipulation

After the massive downfall of the Soviet Union and just before Putin transformed Russia into a superpower again there was a short conclusion where Russia was a shadow of its former gratifying self.

This was Boris Yeltsin and his controversial victory in the 1996 presidential election was just another black eye in that dark time for Russia.

11. Sri Lankan parliamentary elections (2000)

Sri Lankan parliamentary elections (2000) election manipulation

These elections were recognized as one of the most violent in modern times since seventy people were killed during the campaign, including six on Election Day alone.

Both the UNP and SLMC parties openly accused the reigning and winning People’s Alliance Party of fraud and threatening!

Syrian presidential election (2014)

The Syrian presidential election, which was held in June 2014 was the first multi-candidate election in decades since the Arab Socialist Ba’ath Party came to power in a stroke.

There was an ongoing Syrian civil war, the Syrian refugee population voted in certain foreign countries at Syrian embassies several days before voting took place in Syria.

13. Thai general election (2006)

Thai general election (2006) rigged elections in history

Due to the election results and most likely, because King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand didn’t approve of the winner, Thaksin Shinawatra took the unusual step of calling the elections undemocratic and soon after the election was declared unreasonable by the Constitutional Court.

14. Turkish presidential election (2014)

Turkish presidential election (2014) rigged elections in history

This unusual election was heavily scrutinized by both the political opposition and international observers for blatant media bias in favor of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, corruption accusations, the exaggeration of opinion polls, and the misuse of official public resources during Erdoğan’s controversial campaign.

15. Ukrainian parliamentary elections (2014)

Ukrainian parliamentary elections (2014) illegal practices in elections

This is about Neo-Nazi Party (People’s Front) who earned the most seats in the parliament of a European country whose people over a half-century ago had struggled bravely against Hitler as part of the Soviet Union. If not dishonest exactly, this was one messed up the election for sure.

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16. Ukrainian presidential election (2004)

Ukrainian presidential election (2004) illegal practices in elections

The Ukrainian presidential election of 2004 was held in a highly charged political atmosphere, with allegations of media bias, voter intimidation, and the poisoning of candidate Yushchenko with dioxin.

Most international observers reported that this election was one of the most controversial elections worldwide in recent years.

17. Uruguayan general election (1971)

Uruguayan general election (1971) poll rigging

The result of Uruguay’s general election of 1971 was highly questionable and very tight. The winning candidate, Juan María Bordaberry, won the election by less than 13,000 votes.

Proportionally, there were insinuations of fraud in some electoral circuits and that Bordaberry had used the soldiery in many cases to force civilians to vote for him.

18. US presidential election (1876)

US presidential election (1876) most corrupt election in history

This was undoubtedly the most controversial US presidential election in history and the case was finally settled by the Compromise of 1877.

The Compromise of 1877 was very informal, unwritten deal that established the intensely argued presidential election, pulled federal troops out of state politics in the South and ended Reconstruction.

19. US presidential election (1960)

US presidential election (1960) most corrupt election in history

There are many studies that have shown that John F. Kennedy is the most cherished and admired US president of the past hundred years but his victory in the presidential election of 1960 is considered one of the most controversial as well.

There are some accounts, which claimed that mobster Sam Giancana and his Chicago crime syndicate played a role in Kennedy’s victory in winning.

20. US presidential election (2000)

US presidential election (2000) election rigging and how to fight it

Can you remember the nefarious recount of the votes in the state of Florida where the American presidency was decided in those highly questionable elections?

After winning this election, George W. Bush became the fourth president in US history who failed to win a majority of the popular vote.

The aftermath of these elections was marked by various polls and studies that have reached differing opinions on who should have really won.

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I am a former Associated Press sports journalist whose journalistic career began in 1969 after graduating from Syracuse University with B.A. Graduates in journalism and political science. My 38 books include autobiographies written by ghosts of Ron Blomberg, Milo Hamilton, and Al Clark plus The New Baseball Bible, a 424-page unconventional illustrated story published in 2017. My authorship appeared in The Sporting News, Baseball Digest, USA TODAY and the official programs of the Stars and the World Series. I received five first-place awards from the Garden State Journalist Association at its annual dinner on May 23, 2018.

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