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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

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. According to the findings, the standard of adjudication of electoral disputes has worsened.

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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

Georgia

2018 Presidential Election: Attacks on NGOs and Campaign Violations in ISFED's 2nd Interim Report

The document mainly covers the period of September 9-30 but it also summarizes certain events that affected the electoral process beyond the reporting period.

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Armenia

160 observers to participate in the public oversight of Yerevan city council elections

Georgia

ISFED Evaluates the Pre-Election Environment Ahead of 2018 Presidential Elections

The organization highlights election administration composition process and challenges associated with the conduct of election campaign on social media as main issues of attention. 

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Georgia

Recommendations for Improvement of Electoral Environment by ISFED

ISFED, together with GYLA and TI-Georgia presented a package of priority recommendations for improvement of electoral environment in Georgia.

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Brussels

EPDE experts at European Parliament: mixed election system promotes corruption

Brussels

Follow-up on electoral reforms in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine

Georgia

By-elections of self-government in Zugdidi: Introduction of electronic technologies

Georgia

ISFED's Final Statement on April 28 By-Elections

According to ISFED, by-election in the majoritarian district of Khoni-Vani, held on 28 April, took place in a generally calm environment without significant violations.

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Georgia

ISFED Issues Final Report of 2017 Local Self-Government Elections

ISFED presented its final report of monitoring of the 2017 local self-government elections in Georgia. The report (attached) covers ISFED’s key findings and trends of the pre-election, Election Day and post-election periods

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Georgia

ISFED final statement on the runoffs of the local elections in Georgia

In 99.7% of polling stations the counting process was conducted without major incidents. The polling station #59 in Ozurgeti was an exception, where, apparently, there was a focused attempt to create disturbances and annul the precinct. 

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Georgia

ISFED reports violations in runoffs of mayoral elections in Georgia

In an assessment of the pre-election period ahead of the upcoming runoffs of mayoral races scheduled on November 12, ISFED observed instances of harassment and intimidation on political grounds in Ozurgeti.

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Georgia

Fewer violations at Georgian local elections, but harassment of opposition

The Georgian local self-government elections took place on October 21, 2017. According to ISFED, the voting process was mostly conducted in compliance with election procedures. Violations were again reported in the electoral district of Marneuli.

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Georgia

Georgia keeps controversial mixed voting system

On September 26, the Parliament of Georgia passed constitutional changes affecting the electoral system. Despite heavy protests by the opposition, civil society, and the Venice Commission, the mixed voting system will not be abolished until 2020.

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Georgia

ISFED identifies challenges in Georgian pre-election environment

The local self-government elections in Georgia will take place on 21 October 2017. The Georgian EPDE member ISFED has recently published a report assesing the pre-election environment.

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Georgia

Georgian CSOs concerned about new election regulations

Georgia

Parliamentary Elections in Georgia 2016: FInal Report

The parliamentary elections held in Georgia on 8 October 2016, with repeat voting in a few precincts on 22 October and a second round of voting in a number of single-candidate constituencies on 30 October, were generally in line with international standards. 

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Georgia

EPDE monitors the polling in majoritarian districts in Georgia

On 30 October Georgia holds the second round of the parliamentary elections. 20 EPDE observers from eight countries are deployed around the country to observe the election process.

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Georgia

Violence marred an overall orderly Election Day in Georgia

Georgia

EPDE to observe the parliamentary elections in Georgia

EPDE together with its partner organisation Norwegian Helsinki Committee are observing the parliamentary elections in Georgia. 40 observers from 13 domestic citizen election observation organisations from eight countries will participate.

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Georgia

ISFED: violations of the electoral legislation became frequent

As the electoral campaign moved into an active phase, violations of the electoral legislation became frequent. ISFED detected the following incidents during the reporting period: 3 cases of alleged political dismissals; 11 cases of intimidation; 12 cases of abuse of administrative resources...

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Georgia

ISFED preliminary report on Parliamentary elections in Geogia, October 8, 2016

Georgia

Training for EPDE observers in Tbilisi

The trainings aims were to strengthen the capacities of the EPDE member organizations in the work with volunteers and to maintain security standards in the area of internet communication. 

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Georgia

Training for EPDE observers in Tbilisi

Between 21 and 24 March 2016, around 40 EPDE observers will take part in two training sessions, which will focus on the volunteer networking and the internet data security.

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