Ushahidi is an open source platform that was initially designed to crowdsource crisis information via SMS and online messages, which appear on a map interface. It is used frequently by election monitoring groups and is also used to visualize basic information on a map interface.
Sharek961 used Ushahidi to help monitor Lebanon’s 2008 elections.
Eleitor 2010 used Ushahidi to enable citizens to help monitor Brazil’s October 2010 elections.
Uchaguzi (“decision” in Swahili) was developed to monitor Kenya's 2010 constitutional referendum.
Save.kg used Ushahidi to monitor electoral problems during the Kyrgyz Republic’s constitutional referendum in June 2010.
Amatora mu Mahoro (“Peaceful Elections”) is an Ushahidi-based project created to monitor Burundi’s 2010 elections.
Mi Panama Transparente uses Ushahidi to aggregate and map reports and news stories about crime in Panama.
Nuestras Elecciones is a citizen movements in Colombia to promote transparency during the elections.
Using Ushahidi to monitor and map misconduct in federal and municipal Mexican elections.
The Sudan Vote Monitor helped citizens monitor the country's general elections in April 2010.
Kiirti is a one-stop citizen reporting and petitioning platform for India addressing civic and governance issues.