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Mulle Musau ,the election observer's national coordinator, said April saw an increase in voter bribery with Jubilee getting a 76 per cent score and NASA 61 per cent.
Training sessions have been taking place across the country to teach election observers proper voting procedures for June 4th.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday sought to deflect criticism that the ruling party invited election observers of questionable credibility to rubber-stamp election results, as other monitors held training sessions around the country in ...
election observers working for NGOs are treading more carefully in their monitoring activities because of a controversial law on NGOs passed nearly two years ago, said Sam Kuntheamy, executive director of the Neutral and Impartial Committee for Free ...
103 (2016), an NLRB majority upheld a union win in an election during which the union's chosen election "observer" (the designated representative of a party who sits with the NLRB agent conducting the secret ballot process and helps check in voters ...
SADC sets up election observer Mission in Lesotho. Thursday 25 May 2017 21:27. SABC. The SADC Mission will monitor both pre and post-election and deliver its preliminary statement 2 days after the election.
Abuja - Saturday's election into the various offices of the Kogi State chapter of the National youth Council of Nigeria NYCN is now threatened due to complaints by election observers about irregularities that have marred the screening exercise.
The volunteers will be embedded with the presidential candidates' agents and pockets of election observers in all polling stations.
It will be enlightening to see what the team of Commonwealth election observers find when they come to Birmingham Ladywood in June to view conduct at polling stations and the count.
The first round of the elections covered 283 local levels of 34 districts in province no. 3, 4 and 6. The government had deputed government secretaries, under-secretaries, section officers in various districts as election observers and micro observers.
Tanzania's Foreign Affairs Minister and Head of the SADC election observer Mission Dr Augustine Mahiga has arrived in Lesotho.
Tynwald president Steve Rodan MLC is to visit the Cayman Islands as an election observer later this month. Mr Rodan will be one of a delegation of six observers who are travelling to Grand Cayman - a British overseas territory - ahead of their general ...
Sotheara Yoeurng, the law and monitoring officer at the Committee for Free and Fair elections, said there were no rules prohibiting the government from inviting or funding election observers. But Lee Morgenbesser, an Australian academic who co-authored ...
UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, Roy Trivedy, welcomed the Electoral Commissioners request. "We're delighted to be able to coordinate the presence of international election observers across the country to help ensure free and ...
When the election process begins, each EVM machine is checked by engineers of the ECIL or BEL in the presence of returning officers, election observers and representatives of political parties. If they discover any fault with the machine, it is kept aside.
Party election observers G Suryarao and T Jayaprakash Goud, including district In-Charge Minister and TDP Srikakulam MP segment party observer Pithani Satyannarayana, elicited opinion from the party leaders at various levels and interacted with the ...
election observers said the NEC should remove the new legal procedure so that citizens who have their names on the voter lists and have received official voter name registration receipts can cast ballots.
This was stated in a preliminary poll observation report prepared by General election observers Organisation, National election observer Organisation and Inclusive women Alliance for peace, Justice and democracy (Sankalp). They, however, said the ...
The election observer organisations also suggested making special security arrangements for the election and addressing the lacuna seen in enforcing the election code of conduct.
The President of Tynwald, Steve Rodan MLC, is to head a Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) British Islands and Mediterranean Region (BIMR), election observer mission to the Cayman Islands. Mr Rodan will lead the six-strong observers' ...
The Central Election Commission (CEc), a body which organizes elections in Kosovo adopted a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoU) with the European Union on deployment of the election observers. The CEC chairwoman, Valdete Daka, confirmed that the ...
The Commonwealth promotes democracy by deploying election observers, offering practical assistance to electoral commissions, and providing hands-on training to junior election officials, writes Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland.
UNDP to sponsor PNG election observers. The United Nations Development Programme will be coordinating and supporting over 100 international election observers in this year's election, in support of the Papua New Guinea Electoral Commission.
We discussed several agenda during the meeting including creating four new committees, amending the election observer policy, and correction of dead voter list and the forming an election commission action plan.
While the explicitly racial comment sparked some biting commentary by conservative bloggers on social media, the former two-term senator touched on an analysis other election observers are also noting: a combination of factors are making the special ...
Through these African institutions, election observer missions are sent to member countries holding elections, after which they make pronouncements of the polls.
Kathmandu, May 15: The first phase of the local elections was held largely in peaceful manner in three provinces on Sunday, the Election Commission and other election observers have said. A total of 49,377 candidates are in the race for 13555 seats of ...
FILE - In this March 27, 2017 file photo an election observer wears a tie with a portrait of Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk at a polling station for the referendum on the Turkish constitutional reform inside the Turkish consulate in Berlin ...
A CPP working group in Battambang province led by the country's top immigration official handed out cash to more than 100 security guards, party election observers, commune councilor candidates and party activists on Saturday, in what one election ...
UN resident coordinator and UNDP resident representative Roy Trivedy welcomed the invitation by the PNG Electoral Commission to provide support to the election: "We're delighted to be able to coordinate the presence of international election observers ...
The following statement was released by the Acting Parliamentary Commissioner, Charles Albury, on Election Day, 10th May, in the wake of social media claims of a call by international election observers to cancel the 10th May general elections due to ...
NUMEROUS recommendations by election observer groupings in the past should have, for the elections and Boundaries Commission, charted a work ethic that will steer this group of five eminent persons safe from the turbulences of disenfranchisement of ...
My name is Ardavasd Ardhaldjian and I am a high school junior. I moved to Armenia from Massachusetts when I was nine years old. My passions include outdoor individual sports like hiking and running, as well as playing video games and hanging out with ...
As previously indicated, all election observer missions deployed to Mozambique reported that the October 2014 elections were free, fair, transparent and credible, thereby endorsing its outcome.
Prime Minister and Minister of finance the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie (right side of table, speaking into microphone) welcomes international election observers to The Bahamas during a courtesy call at the Office of the Prime Minister, on May 8, 2017.
election observers declared the vote unfair, according to the Washington Post. Trump has financial connections to Turkey -- a hotel and office tower complex, Bonifaz said.
The new commission should be careful over this," said Khan, who now heads Sushasoner Jonno Nagarik, a platform for election observers. He advised the EC to avoid any controversy before the 11th national election. "EVMs can be introduced as a pilot in ...
While launching the app developed in collaboration with the election observation Forum, EC Secretary Gopinath Mainali said, "election observers are the third eye of the election Commission." He expressed his hope that the EC would get a right support ...
#PRIME Minister Perry Christie said yesterday the government will "fiercely and jealously guard our democracy" to ensure that Wednesday's general election will be free and fair.
#ASSISTANT Parliamentary Commissioner Reno Smith has vehemently denied rumours on social media about alleged tampering of ballot boxes in Grand Bahama by senior civil servants and other private citizens, calling it "foolishness".
He said that 21 each ROs and AROs have been appointed, who will be assigned the work across the 186 panchayats, and added that the SEC will soon appoint one election observer for each taluka. "For the common information of the public, ward-wise ...
Paraguay heads to the polls for presidential and parliamentary elections today, after five years of Leftist rule. Bucking the trend in South America, this election has only two main contenders for the presidency and both are right wing.
Europe's leading election observer reported in early October 2012 that candidates in Ukraine were being attacked, opposition leaders were imprisoned, and that reports were circulating of intimidation, bribery and vote-buying.
NASSAU, The Bahamas -- During a courtesy call at the Office of the Prime Minister, on May 8, 2017, Prime Minister and Minister of finance the Rt.
Many pro-democracy observers viewed the referendum itself as unsavory, and beyond that, election observers have questioned the integrity of the result, which was a tighter win for Erdogan than expected.
#AN international group of election observers was surprised by the sudden decision of officials last week to reduce the number of polling sites for the advanced poll, the group's leader suggesting this was the source of other problems that followed.
President Donald Trump has no business inviting Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to the White House, but not necessarily because Duterte has been running a counternarcotics operation that has resulted in thousands of vigilante deaths, or because he ...
Addressing the training organised by the General election observation Committee (GEOC) for those observers it is deputing at the national and district-level during the local-level elections, EC Sharma said she was fully confident that election ...
The two countries have since their independence from colonial rule enjoyed cordial relations which last week culminated in the signing of several MOUs during the 8th Permanent Joint Commission in Harare.
Supkem is part of the election observer board. It has to be fair and nonpartisan," Naado said. He encouraged the Muslim community to exercise caution when voting so they can get capable leaders, who can fix their problems.




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