On June 7, Turkish citizens will head to the polls to elect Deputies to the 550-member Grand National Assembly (Türkiye Büyük Millet Meclisi, or TBMM). With electoral victories in the previous three TBMM contests, the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has announced its intent to instate a presidential system in Turkey.
Following incumbent President Nursultan Nazarbayev’s call for early elections, Kazakhstani citizens will head to the polls on April 26 to vote for their next President. In a nationwide address, President Nazarbayev said the presidential election had been moved in order to prevent an overlap with upcoming parliamentary elections.
The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) and Democracy International (DI) have released a new joint white paper that identifies best practices for election audits in developing democracies.
Project Title: “Support Political and Electoral Processes”
Period of Performance: October 1, 2013 – March, 31 2015
Project Title: “Liberia Elections and Political Transition” (LEPT)
Period of Performance: January 1, 2015 – December, 31 2019
Project Title: “Elections and Political Processes Program in Burundi”
Period of Performance: April, 4 2013 – December, 31 2015
Project Title: “Support for Electoral Reforms Project” (SERP)
Period of Performance: April 1, 2014 – March 31, 2019
Country: Côte d’Ivoire
Project Title: “Côte d’Ivoire Electoral Reform Support”
Period of Performance: June 5, 2014 – June 30, 2018