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29 Aug 2012

Angola’s upcoming presidential and National Assembly elections, scheduled for August 31, will be the first peacetime presidential election in Angola’s history, and the first election since the country’s new constitution was written in 2010.

21 Aug 2012

From June 18–21, 2012, IFES worked with the Institute of Social Studies and Analysis (ISSA), a Tbilisi–based research organization, to conduct eight focus groups across Georgia to better understand the perceptions, opinions and perceived obstacles women face as political candidates and elected officials.

21 Aug 2012

From June 18–21, 2012, IFES worked with the Institute of Social Studies and Analysis (ISSA), a Tbilisi–based research organization, to conduct eight focus groups across Georgia to better understand the perceptions, opinions and perceived obstacles women face as political candidates and elected officials.

9 Aug 2012

Elections in Egypt: Implications of Recent Court Decisions on the Electoral Framework examines the legal challenges against the electoral systems used in the recent elections, the impact of decisions made by the Supreme Constitutional Court and what the future electoral framework might look like. Below is an excerpt of the paper.

18 Jul 2012

Following the appointment of elected representatives to the government by Myanmar's new President Thein Sein, the April 1 by-elections were required to fill vacant legislative seats. The main opposition party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), sought to contest seats in the by-elections for the first time since 1990, when it was denied a mandate to govern by the country's military.

3 Jul 2012

IFES conducted ethical and procedural election administration trainings for 13,811 appointed Armenian Precinct Election Commissioners (PEC) in 1,982 precincts from April 15 through May 3, 2012.

3 Jul 2012

In the shadows of the tense 2007 election and the recent successful presidential election, citizens of Timor Leste will go to the polls on July 7 to elect a new parliament.

29 Jun 2012

One year after achieving independence, the Republic of South Sudan continues along the path of building a sustainable democracy.

28 Jun 2012

From July 3-7, the Libyan diaspora will cast their ballots in the first national election since the fall of former leader Mu’amar Gaddafi. On July 7, Libyans in country will participate in directly electing their country’s leadership.

27 Jun 2012

Mexicans head to the polls this Sunday to elect a new president, with hopes of economic progress and heightened security concerns. Mexico's election commission, the Instituto Federal Electoral (IFE), has made considerable reform in regulations concerning political finance, use of media and a more transparent voting and counting process.

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