Pakistan General Elections 2008 Election Day Process Analysis Report

On Election Day, February 18, 2008, FAFEN conducted the world’s largest Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) along with a robust, nationwide election observation methodology, following international principles and best practices. Almost 16,000 FAFEN Polling Station Observers (PSOs) witnessed and recorded the counting of ballots in a statistically-valid sample of 7,778 randomly-selected polling stations in 260 National Assembly constituencies. An…

2008 General Election Observation Summary and Recommendation for Electoral Reforms

2008 GE Observation Summary and Recommendation for Electoral Reforms

On Election Day, February 18, 2008, FAFEN conducted the world’s largest Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) along with a robust, nationwide election observation methodology, following international principles and best practices. Almost 16,000 FAFEN Polling Station Observers (PSOs) witnessed and recorded the counting of ballots in a statistically-valid sample of 7,778 randomly-selected polling stations in 260 National Assembly constituencies. An additional…

FAFEN Consolidated Recommendations for Electoral Reforms

FAFEN Consolidated Recommendations for Electoral Reforms

FAFEN’s recommendations for electoral reform are based on statistically-valid data gathered by more than 18,000 observers nationwide between May 2007 and March 2008. Many of these recommendations are documented in four FAFEN Election Results Analysis reports, three FAFEN preliminary statements immediately on and following Election Day, 19 FAFEN Election Updates, the “Flawed but Fixable” voters’ list audit report, a dozen other pre-election publications,…

2008 General Election Day Process Analysis

Voters’ List Audit & Observation of Display Period From June 13 to July 18, 2007, FAFEN conducted Pakistan’s first statistically valid audit of the Draft Electoral Roll (2007). FAFEN conducted a List-to-People and People-to-List audit in electoral areas covered by 506 randomly selected Display Centers throughout the country – a methodology that has been tried and tested…