Tempered Glass in Nigeria
Meredith McRae, director at New Left Focus
Sarah Houghton, director-general of New Society
Polls are changing in light of mass protests and growing political pressure to give political and press a hand. The results suggest that there is growing scepticism about the current political paradigm, and new research suggests a need for reconsideration.
A look at the polling trend in light of the mass protests in Nigeria and in the Philippines, where many of them have started to come to light.
It is not likely, though, that the most enthusiastic supporters of voting in Nigeria and Philippines will continue to come to terms with the idea that there is a major problem with the election system.