Manual for the media identifying fake election observers


This manual helps journalists identify politically biased or "fake" election observers during election processes.



Government-Friendly Election Observers at the 2022 Hungarian Parliamentary Elections


For the first time in the history of any EU Member State, Orbán’s government invited dozens of friendly politicians, journalists and civil society activists whose aim was to endorse the elections. Those friendly observers – among them members of the European Parliament and of the PACE of the Council of Europe - praised the conduct of the parliamentary elections in Hungary and made clearly political statements in support of Fidesz and Orbán.