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EPDE

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Moldova

Promo-LEX: Recent legislative changes create substantial ambiguities for participants in the electoral process

Azerbaijan

Report on the preparation to and political situation prior to the 27 December 2019 Municipal Elections

The Election Monitoring and Democracy Studies Centre (EMDS) believes that the authorities failed to address shortcomings of the Election Code despite the repeated calls and recommendations of domestic organizations, the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe and the OSCE/ODIHR.

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EPDE Publication

Controversial 'International Observation' at the 2019 Regional elections in Russia

Belarus

Discrimination against opposition in formation of DECs and PECs

Belarusian Parliamentary elections will take place on 17 November 2019 and during the formation of district and precinct election commissions (DECs and PECs) it has been observed that the absence of legal guarantees for the representation of all political actors on the election commissions has resulted in discriminatory treatment towards opposition parties. E.g. out of 495 nominees to the PECs, 21 come from opposition parties.

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HDIM

Growing acceptance for citizen election observers – except in Russia

OSCE/Piotr Dziubak

Ukraine

EPDE Policy Alert - Electoral Reform in Ukraine #14

Russia

Election alert #2 - Outcome of the regional elections and violations encountered by independent observers

Dmitri Lovetsky/DPA

Russia

Russia election alert #1 - Devaluation of election institution ahead of regional elections

DW/E. Barysheva

Moldova

Promo-LEX launches its observation mission for the Local elections in Moldova

Poland

Electoral reform across Europe - EPDE side event at the HDIM

OSCE/Piotr Dziubak

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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Ukraine

Statement of OPORA on the Parliamentary elections

Ukraine

Findings from CVU on the Parliamentary elections

UNIAN

Ukraine

EPDE Policy Alert - Electoral Reform in Ukraine #13

Russia

“Strong tendencies to divide Russia's and Germany’s civil societies”

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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EPDE

New EPDE publication "Russian Interference, and Where to Find It"

Russia

How should the Council of Europe treat Russia?

imago/imagebroker

Ukraine

EPDE Policy Alert - Electoral Reform in Ukraine #12

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

Ukraine

Free elections with obstacles - the 2019 Ukrainian presidential elections

Ukraine

Findings from CVU on the Second round of the Presidential elections

UNIAN

Ukraine

Statement of OPORA on the Second round of the Presidential election

Armenia

Final Report of the "Akanates" Observation Mission of the Snap Parliamentary Elections

Ukraine

Conclusions from E-Day by CVU

Ukraine

Statement of OPORA on E-Day and Parallel Vote Tabulation

Ukraine

No politically biased international observation during Ukraine's Presidential election

Ukraine

Observations from E-Day by OPORA

Ukraine

Preliminary findings by OPORA of the Election Day

Ukraine

Preliminary findings of CVU of the Election Day

Ukraine

Press Briefing by Opora at our Media Center, Kyiv

Ukraine

Press Briefing by CVU at our Media Center, Kyiv

Ukraine

EPDE Policy Alert - Electoral Reform in Ukraine #11

Ukraine

Monitoring of the Presidential election - DECs and candidates' programs

Moldova

Worst elections in years - incidents on E-Day almost doubled since 2016

Georgia

Final report on the 2018 Presidential election

Ukraine

Presidential election campaign - misuse of administrative resources and campaign financing

EPDE

New EPDE booklet on politically biased election observation

Ukraine

OPORA's observation of the Presidential election campaign in Ukraine

Ukraine

Long-term monitoring report on the Presidential election campaign

Azerbaijan

Fact Sheet-2018 On the Human Rights Situation in Azerbaijan

The Election Monitoring and Democracy Studies Centre (EMDS) prepared a report on the situation of human rights in Azerbaijan covering the year 2018 based on publicly available and alternative sources of information. Their conclusion is that there has not been any progress in the situation of human rights in Azerbaijan in 2018.

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Georgia

Social Media Monitoring - ISFED's 2nd Interim Report

Ukraine

EPDE Policy Alert - Electoral Reform in Ukraine #10

EPDE

Newsletter December 2018

Armenia

"We have observed the best performed elections in decades"

Armenia

Calm and competitive atmosphere during campaign, but several violations

Armenia

Parliamentary elections in Armenia: Invitation to joint press conference

EPDE together with HCAV  and  TIAC as well as experts from the citizen observers’ coalitions Independent Observer and Akanates will present the findings and conclusion on the election campaign to the Early Parliamentiary Elections in Armenia.

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Lithuania

IESC publishes paper on Russia’s election meddling

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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Russia

The globalisation of Pro-Kremlin Networks of politically Biased Election observation: the cases of Cambodia and Zimbabwe

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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Ukraine

EPDE Policy Alert - Electoral Reform in Ukraine #9

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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Ukraine

Politically biased election observation in Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics

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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