General Election 2013 Three Stage Methodology for Result Audit

For the first time in Pakistan’s electoral history, political parties are discussing the possibility and modus operandi of investigating the quality of General Elections 2013 with the purpose of determining whether they were “rigged”. Election audits are very rare, and such an investigation is a complex and technical task. Therefore, it is understandable that there…

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FAFEN’s Recommendations for Constitutional and Legal Reforms 2014

Based on its comprehensive observation and process of refinement involving input from political parties and workers, civil society organizations and student/youth groups. FAFEN’s recommendations for reforms cover critical aspects of elections relating to pre-election, election-day and post-election processes in order to ensure free, fair and transparent elections. The recommendations seek to maximise autonomy, transparency, accountability and efficiency of electoral…

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2013 General Elections National Assembly Election Results Analysis

The 2013 general elections in Pakistan marked a watershed in the electoral and democratic history of the country. The elections were held following the completion of the constitutional tenure of the outgoing assemblies—the first such transition from one purely civilian government to another. The elections were also the first to be organized by the post-18th Constitutional Amendment restructuring…

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Election Commission Report on the General Elections 2013

Democracy is regarded as the best way to provide a voice for the most vulnerable of groups and individuals and the only way to change governments by peaceful means. Foundation of any democracy is right to vote. This right is fundamental in nature. A country cannot be truly democratic until its citizens have the opportunity to choose their representatives through…

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