IFES produces in-depth assessment and analysis of elections using robust methodologies that evaluate the local context against international principles, norms and obligations. We use the findings to design technical assistance and advise electoral stakeholders.
Publication Electoral AssessmentTurks and Caicos Islands House of Assembly Elections: Technical Observation and Assessment Report The Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) held elections for the House of Assembly on February 19, 2021. At the invitation of the TCI governor and funded by the UK government, an independent team of elections experts from the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) conducted an in-person technical observation and assessment.
News and Updates Feature Photo Gallery: Elections in the Special Municipality of Saba in the Caribbean Netherlands IFES Director of Research and Technical Leadership Erica Shein and Senior Legal Advisor Katherine Ellena travelled to Saba, a special municipality in the Caribbean Netherlands, for the March 20 elections for Island Council and the Netherlands Senate Electoral College.
RSVP for "Tackling Emerging Global Challenges in Mexico’s 2018 Elections: Cybersecurity, Disillusionment and Disinformation" Join IFES on December 12 for a briefing about Mexico’s July 2018 general elections. The briefing will cover emerging global challenges facing elections and democratic institutions, through the lens of Mexico’s 2018 elections, including cybersecurity, disillusionment with democracy, and disinformation.
December 12, 2017 10:30 AM EST
Ensuring Electoral Justice and Integrity: International and Comparative Perspectives Please join the Foreign Affairs Congressional Staff Association, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), and the Kofi Annan Foundation for an international and comparative discussion on the universal importance of credible and publically-accepted legal institutions and mechanisms to arbitrate electoral disputes. This event will feature a policy paper launch, panel discussion, and the opportunity for Q&A.
November 14, 2016 10:45 AM EST
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