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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A Unification of Pakistan’s Election Legislation including Model Provisions for Electoral Reforms

Around the globe, the extent to which a country‘s elections are conducted properly are measured against three primary ―benchmarks.‖ Initially, electoral processes are considered for whether they have been implemented in manner consistent with a state‘s election law. In turn, that law is evaluated against its consistency with best practices in election administration and for whether it meets…

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Priorities for Reform to Laws Governing the Conduct of Elections in Pakistan

Under the chairmanship of Mr. S.A. Iqbal Qadri, the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Parliamentary Affairs has requested public input on how Pakistan’s current election law might be reformed. While FAFEN and other election-related institutions argue that wholesale election law reform is required— change that would lead to a legal framework that reflects best practices in election…

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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…

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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,…

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