This chapter tells the story of the first crowdsourced electoral monitoring project in Mexico. Cuidemos el Voto! was founded by seven Mexican citizens and became in less than a month one the official reporting platform of NGOs and Governmental agencies in the Mexican election of July 5th, 2009. Cuidemos el Voto’s main goal was to provide a platform that allows citizens to report incidents and frauds through cell phones and the Internet, before, during and after the election.
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Salazar, O., Soto, J. (2011). How to Crowdsource Election Monitoring in 30 Days: the Mexican Experience. In: Poblet, M. (eds) Mobile Technologies for Conflict Management. Law, Governance and Technology Series, vol 2. Springer, Dordrecht. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-1384-0_5
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