The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) regularly disseminates press releases and statements on critical issues. Our senior representatives meet with policymakers around the world and are often called to testify on the impact of democracy assistance by U.S. lawmakers. We value every opportunity to highlight the importance of democracy assistance and the need for sustained support for our mission to give citizens a voice in how they are governed.

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4 Dec 2006 | Press Release
A new IFES survey indicates that the number of Acehnese who intend to vote in the province’s first direct local election for governor and mayor has increased significantly in the last two months
29 Oct 2006 | Press Release
Tajikistan’s Ambassador to the United States will participate in an IFES panel Wednesday that will examine Tajikistan’s progress in its 15 years of independence
25 Oct 2006 | Press Release
Bowyer discusses the state of democracy in Tajikistan heading into November's election
11 Oct 2006 | Press Release
African descendants in Ecuador will observe elections in their communities for the first time during the presidential and legislative polls on October 15
13 Sep 2006 | Press Release
IFES will play a leading role in advising Pakistan’s election commission as it prepares for general elections anticipated in late 2007
4 Sep 2006 | Press Release
With hotly-contested midterm elections approaching, a new book from IFES explains in everyday terms how election disputes are resolved throughout the United States when processes and procedures go...
27 Jul 2006 | Press Release
On Sunday, July 30th, millions of Congolese will go to the polls to cast their votes in the country’s first multiparty elections since independence in 1960.
11 Jul 2006 | Press Release
Dozens of students and local government officials will exchange ideas during the first IFES Student Local Government Day Forum today in Dushanbe
2 Jul 2006 | Press Release
IFES and other leading international election experts launched the world’s largest online resource for elections at a ceremony June 30 in Mexico City
26 Jun 2006 | Press Release
IFES is pleased to award Maria Florencia Guerzovich with the Charles and Kathleen Manatt Democracy Studies Fellowship for 2006
11 Jun 2006 | Press Release
Countries recovering from violent conflict benefit when political finance regulations are introduced early in the rebuilding process, according to one of two new studies released today by IFES’...
29 May 2006 | Press Release
IFES is pleased to award Petru Culeac with the William and Kathy Hybl Democracy Studies Fellowship for 2006