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International Journal of Advanced Engineering, Management and Science

Geographic Information System Based Approach to Pre-Election Monitoring In Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State, Nigeria

( Vol-2,Issue-9,September 2016 )

Author(s): Ojiako J. C., Fashina O. P., Igbokwe E. C., Enedah, I. C.

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Page No: 1466-1470
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Election, Geographic Information System, Spatial Database.


GIS based electoral system provides efficient database and also be useful to enhance officials to conduct and manage elections. This research is aimed at using Geographic Information System based approach to monitoring election in Awka South L.G.A of Anambra State. The methodology employed in this research involves conversion of analogue map into digital map (through the process of scanning), georeferencing and digitizing, updating the study road map using Google Earth image. Other processes includes: Plotting of coordinate points, Geo-database creation and queries generations. GIS based mapping is one of the best techniques of depicting spatial data, the location the polling unit was depicted and it was noticed that there are no polling units located at around/within Ngozika and Udoka Housing units.

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