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Parliamentary elections 2019: Analytical weekly report on the results of observation: October 20-25

28.10.2019 Parliamentary elections 2019: Analytical weekly report on the results of observation: October 20-25

Registered candidates have been engaged in election campaigning, but the process is not always visible for the public; pro-government candidates mainly speak to the voters at meetings organized on the premises of businesses and state-owned institutions; administrative resources have been used for this purpose.

Domestic observers report lack of progress in nomination and registration of candidates

22.10.2019 Domestic observers report lack of progress in nomination and registration of candidates

The nomination and registration of candidates were not marked by any significant differences as compared to the previous parliamentary elections, concludes an interim report by the nation-wide campaign “Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections”. The findings were presented today at a press conference in Minsk.

Parliamentary elections 2019: Report on the nomination and registration of candidates

21.10.2019 Parliamentary elections 2019: Report on the nomination and registration of candidates

The nomination and registration of candidates were nor marked by any significant differences as compared to the previous parliamentary elections.

Parliamentary elections 2019: Report on the formation of precinct election commissions

05.10.2019 Parliamentary elections 2019: Report on the formation of precinct election commissions

On October 2, the authorities completed the formation of the precinct election commissions (PECs), which are an important element of the electoral process directly responsible for the organization of voting and vote counting. A total of 5,785 PECs have been formed, with 63,646 persons selected as their members.

PACE holds hearing on Belarus ahead of November 17 elections

01.10.2019 PACE holds hearing on Belarus ahead of November 17 elections

The Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy of the Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly has arranged a public hearing on the situation of Belarus ahead of this year’s parliamentary elections scheduled for November 17.

Parliamentary elections 2019. Report on the formation of territorial and district election commissions

06.09.2019 Parliamentary elections 2019. Report on the formation of territorial and district election commissions

Representatives of the five largest pro-government associations and unions affiliated to the FPB, recently joined by the Belarusian Peace Foundation, are still the main organizers of the elections.

Party members still minority on election commissions

04.09.2019 Party members still minority on election commissions

Members of political parties constitute as few as 14% of the total number of district election commissioners formed to administer the parliamentary elections scheduled for November 17, the Central Election Commission said in a milestone report.

Analytical weekly report on the results of observation: August 12-17

19.08.2019 Analytical weekly report on the results of observation: August 12-17

Elections of deputies of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus of the seventh convocation

Analytical weekly report on the results of observation: August 5-10

12.08.2019 Analytical weekly report on the results of observation: August 5-10

Elections of deputies of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus of the seventh convocation

“Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections” launch independent observation

09.08.2019 “Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections” launch independent observation

The political background has not changed since last year’s local elections, coordinators of the campaign “Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections” said at a press conference organized at Belarus Press Club to announce the launch of the non-partisan election observation.

Parliamentary elections scheduled for November 17

06.08.2019 Parliamentary elections scheduled for November 17

President Aliaksandr Lukashenka has signed a decree to officially announce the elections to the House of Representatives of the National Assembly. The vote will take place on November 17, according to the presidential press-service.

President sets parliamentary elections for early November

19.04.2019 President sets parliamentary elections for early November

The parliamentary elections will be held on November 7, Aliaksandr Lukashenka said today when addressing Parliament with an annual speech.

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