Publications

With an array of experts on electoral and political processes, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) regularly produces white papers, books, reports and manuals on topics such as election security; political finance; gender equality; standards for conducting election audits and ensuring electoral integrity and transparency; public opinion on elections and democracy; and providing equal access for persons with disabilities to electoral and political processes. 

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18 May 2012 | PUBLICATION
Voters in the Dominican Republic will go to the polls May 20 to elect a president and vice president in the first election held under the constitutional reforms of 2010...
9 May 2012 | PUBLICATION
In the third white paper in an ongoing series on electoral fraud, IFES presents a set of practical definitions that will help election managers, experts and observers to accurately identify and...
7 May 2012 | PUBLICATION
Out-of-Country Voting: A Brief Overview delves into the risks and challenges that could significantly impact domestic politics of a state. In addition to addressing costs of an OCV operation, this...
4 May 2012 | PUBLICATION
On May 23-24, Egyptians will cast their ballots in the first presidential election since the ouster of former President Hosni Mubarak. Elections in Egypt: May 23-24 Presidential Election answers...
2 May 2012 | PUBLICATION
On May 6, voters in Armenia will elect 131 representatives to the country's National Assembly. Elections in Armenia: May 6 National Assembly Elections answers common questions about Armenia's...
1 May 2012 | PUBLICATION
On May 6, Serbian citizens will cast their vote for the next president. Due to President Tadić’s voluntary resignation on April 5, 10 months ahead of the expiration of his term, the...
30 Apr 2012 | PUBLICATION
In An Integrated Approach to Elections and Conflict, IFES links the conflict cycle and the electoral cycle to highlight effective conflict-sensitive electoral management strategies. Overlapping the...
23 Mar 2012 | PUBLICATION
On Tuesday, March 6, two days before the official deadline, the Constitutional Council of Senegal announced the final results of the first round of the presidential election.
7 Mar 2012 | PUBLICATION
In Afghanistan, as in all other countries, gender equality is a prerequisite for a well-developed society that assures the realization of economic, social and cultural, as well as civil and...
6 Mar 2012 | PUBLICATION
Now that Yemen's former Vice President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Al-Hadi has been officially voted in as president of the republic, what are the next steps in Yemen's transition?
27 Feb 2012 | PUBLICATION
The difficulties the ISIE and other stakeholders experienced in enforcing campaign finance regulations were aggravated by both a lack of expertise and the shortcomings of the Decree law No 35 on...
21 Feb 2012 | PUBLICATION
Senegal’s upcoming presidential election, scheduled for February 26, will test the independence of the country’s electoral management bodies and its judiciary.