How to un-rig an election


In the summer of 2009, Selena travelled to Akure, Nigeria to give a PostgreSQL training. While there, she learned about the ascendancy of a new administration in Ondo state, and how they managed to overcome a severe case of election rigging.

The talk is the story of a group of idealists and information technology specialists who put together some basic tools to prove that an election was rigged.

Selena Deckelmann

Affiliation Open Source Bridge

Selena Deckelmann works for End Point Corporation and is an enthusiastic open source advocate and PostgreSQL specialist. She is co-chair of Open Source Bridge conference, a conference for open source citizens. In her spare time, she likes to mix drinks for her local Perl and Postgres user groups, and fetch eggs from her chickens (when she has them).