June 6, 2014
On June 6, the International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy published third interim report of monitoring the June 15, 2014 local self-government elections. The report covers the period from May 11 through June 1. ISFED performs monitoring of the elections in all election districts of Georgia by means of 73 long-term observers. During the reporting period one important trend that was identified was alleged pressure on election candidates of opposition parties.
May 23, 2014
სამართლიანი არჩევნებისა და დემოკრატიის საერთაშორისო საზოგადოება 2014 წლის 16 მაისს დააკვირდა თბილისის სახელმწიფო უნივერსიტეტში ჩატარებულ სტუდენტური თვითმმართველობის არჩევნებს. ორგანიზაციამ მონიტორინგი განახორციელა არსებული 12 უბნიდან 6 უბანზე. ესენია: ჰუმანიტარულ მეცნიერებათა ფაკულტეტის N1 და N2 უბანი, სოციალურ და პოლიტიკურ მეცნიერებათა ფაკულტეტის N1 და N2 უბანი, იურიდიული ფაკულტეტის N1 უბანი და ეკონომიკისა და ბიზნესის ფაკულტეტის N2 საარჩევნო უბანი.
May 15, 2014
During the reporting period the International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy (ISFED) monitored pre-election campaign throughout all municipalities of Georgia.
ISFED’s coordinators attended total of 134 public meetings from April 20 to May 11, 2014, including including 45 meetings held by the coalition Georgian Dream, 24 by the Unite National Movement, 21 by Nino Burjanadze - Unified Opposition, 6 by the Labor Party of Georgia, 2 by the Future Georgia, 23 by the Georgian Way, 32 by the Alliance of Georgian Patriots, 2 by the People's Party and 8 by the Non-parliamentary opposition (Kakha Kukava, Pikria Chikhradze).
April 24, 2014
Even though it was expected that elaboration of the Local Self-Government Code and reforming of the Election Code would bring about fundamental changes in legislation, final outcomes of the reform fall short of the initial ambitious plans announced by the authorities. Notably, a number of recommendations set forth by the civil sector for introducing important new regulations were not taken into consideration in the process of the reform.
December 18, 2013
The present document is a report of monitoring of the October 27, 2013 presidential elections by the International Society of Fair Elections and Democracy (hereinafter, the ISFED). At the 2013 presidential elections ISFED, as an organization with one of the broadest networks was actively involved in pre-election as well as the Elections Day and post-election monitoring. Similar to the 2012 parliamentary elections, the ISFED carried out monitoring of the presidential elections with the use of new methods and innovative technologies.
November 11, 2013
The International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy (ISFED) continues the electionmonitoring of press within the frameworks of the EU-UNDP funded project“Professional Media for Elections”, and presents the third interim report before thepresidential elections of 2013, which covers the period from September 16 until October 26.
October 24, 2013
ISFED found that various political parties and candidates held 377 public meetings from October 7 through October 24, 2013. Notably, the number of meetings was significantly increased as the Elections Day approached and in this respect the pre-election campaign became particularly active.
October 15, 2013
Pre-Election Violations amid Active Election Campaigning (Press Release)
ISFED presents fifth interim report of pre-election monitoring of October 27, 2013 Presidential Elections. The report covers violations identified during the period from September 8 through October 6.
September 18, 2013
report of pre-election monitoring for October 27, 2013 presidential elections. The reporting period reflects violations identified during the period from August 20 through September 8, 2013.