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International Society for Fair Election and Democracy
37 Oniashvili Street

0160 Tbilisi
Tel: +995 32 237 28 82
info@isfed.ge

The International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy (ISFED) is a non-profit, non-governmental and non-partisan organization established in 1995. Organization's main priority and scope of work is election monitoring, which aims to guarantee the transparency of elections by monitoring the implementation of electoral procedures and thereby increasing society's confidence in the results of the elections.

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Documents

ISFED

Catalogue of recommendations on electoral reform

Analysis on conditions for citizen observation

Parliamentary Elections

Working on electoral reform should continue

Parliamentary Elections

ISFED statement on proportional elections with no threshold

Presidential Elections

Final report on the 2018 Presidential election

Presidential Elections

Social Media Monitoring - 2nd Interim Report

Presidential Elections

Election Day Final PVT Results

News

Georgia

Georgia

Working on electoral reform should continue

Earlier this week ISFED and partner NGOs have released a statement about the ongoing electoral reform working group and proposed legislative changes drafted by the Georgian Dream.

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Georgia

ISFED statement on proportional elections with no threshold

On June 24, ISFED has released a statement regarding the announcement of Georgian Dream about initiative to introduce proportional electoral system with no threshold for 2020 parliamentary elections.

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Georgia

ISFED Final Statement on By-Election

According to ISFED assessment, while at majority of electoral precincts the Election Day was mostly free from any major violations, the voting process progressed amid tension, especially in Zugdidi and Marneuli.

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Georgia

ISFED by-election 1st statement

Georgia

Final report on the 2018 Presidential election

Georgia

Social Media Monitoring - ISFED's 2nd Interim Report

Georgia

ISFED Election Day Final PVT Results

ISFED can conclude that the tabulation of votes was mostly conducted in compliance with relevant electoral procedures. A  number of violations was reported during counting of votes, such as, improper filling of summary protocols and other procedural shortcomings.

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Georgia

Widespread Intimidation, Vote-Buying, Misuse of Admin resources Ahead of Runoff

On November 21, the International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy (ISFED) published a report of pre-election monitoring of the runoff of the 2018 presidential election, covering the period from October 29 to November 19.

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Georgia

ISFED presented social media monitoring report

Given the increased role of social media in election campaigns and the use of Facebook for discrediting electoral contestants and illegal campaigning in Georgia, ISFED is conducting a pilot Social Media Monitoring project for the 2018 Presidential Elections in Georgia.

 

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Georgia

ISFED Statements on Abuse of Administrative Resources

ISFED highlights noticeable increase of new social and infrastructural projects announced after the first round of elections,  which leave the impression of abuse of administrative voters ahead of elections.

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Georgia

ISFED Statement on Threats against Salome Zourabichvili

ISFED responds to the statement made by the presidential candidate of Georgia, Salome Zourabichvili claiming that on November 9-10 and 11, she and her children received death threats through voice and text messages.

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Georgia

ISFED Post-Election Statement: The standard of adjudication of electoral disputes has worsened

ISFED released on 8 November a statement summarizing the post-election observation of complaints and adjudication process by the election administration.

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Georgia

Evaluation of the Pre-Election Environment of the 2018 Presidential Election

ISFED, GYLA and TI-Georgia presented joint pre-election statement, highlighting the major trends of the pre-election campaign. The domestic observer organizations released the joint statement day prior to the elections.

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Georgia

2018 Presidential Election: Facts of possible pressure and violence in ISFED's 3rd Interim Report

ISFED issued report, covering the final stage of the pre-election period between October 1 – 24. The reporting period was marked with abuse of administrative resource combined with intimidation.

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Georgia

2018 Presidential Election: ISFED’s election day final PVT statement