ACE Project


Related to a project fostered by a network of international organizations, the ACE website provides informational material on elections, their administration, and many other related issues in many countries.


The project is managed by six international organizations including The International Foundation for Election Systems (IFES), the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) and the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (NDESA) of the United Nations


A large amount of textual and explanatory material is available. Electoral issues are presented as textual records, with various forms of comments and annotations

Information density

A relevant quantity of material is offered such as sample materials (i.e. electoral manuals, glossary, etc.), country case studies, and information and data about elections

Content Pertinence to Political Science

The website is devoted to a key Political Science topic

Updating Rate

The website updating is on a rather discontinuous basis