May 14, 2018
ISFED believes that the existing legislation does not allow such changes, which calls legitimacy of changing the polling procedures by the CEC decree and bypassing the Election Code into question. Amending procedures provided in the Election Code by the CEC degree sets a negative precedent and may create the risk of disregarding electoral legislation in the future.
April 29, 2018
Based on the information received from ISFED observers, the voting process, closing of polling stations, counting and tabulation proceeded in a generally calm environment without significant violations. In some precincts procedural violations were observed.
April 28, 2018
All ISFED observers were allowed to enter the precincts and could freely observe the process. According to the observers, the opening and setting up of polling stations went without significant violations at the majority of polling stations. Procedural errors have been identified at some of the polling stations.
March 19, 2018
ISFED monitored the pre-election period, Election Day, the runoffs and the post-election period of the local self-government elections nationwide with a large-scale monitoring mission and 1,299 accredited observers.
December 6, 2017
On December 6, the challenges for the creation of an inclusive electoral environment for voters with disabled were discussed at the event organized by ISFED, with the support of the EU.