Photo Contest

1 May 2017

Overview

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) 2017 Photography Contest showcases photos of elections and democracy from around the world. We encourage submissions of photographs of marginalized groups such as persons with disabilities, women, youth, and ethnic and religious minorities, among others.

11 Aug 2016

An image of a person with a disability in India on his way to vote with the assistance of his son was selected as the Grand Prize winner in the International Foundation for Electoral Systems’ (IFES) 2016 Photography Contest.

2 May 2016

Overview

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) 2016 Photography Contest showcases photos of elections and democracy from around the world. We encourage submissions of photographs of marginalized groups such as persons with disabilities, women, youth, and ethnic and religious minorities, among others.

14 Dec 2015

The past year saw a slew of important elections across the globe. The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) was engaged with election commissions, civil society and a variety of other stakeholders in many of these elections in 2015. This photo gallery highlights some of the major elections where IFES provided technical assistance.

2 Dec 2015

An image of two Fulani women patiently queueing to register to vote in Nigeria’s 2015 historic elections received top honors in the International Foundation for Electoral Systems’ (IFES) 2015 Photography Contest. In Kwara state, where the photo was taken, people of Fulani ethnicity are a minority among the much larger Yoruba and Hausa groups.