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Report of Early Voting Observation Results

2012 2012-09-20T16:56:29+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections

Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections

Early Voting: Day 2

September 19, 2012

200 short-term and 95 long-term observers of the “Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections” campaign carry out everyday monitoring of the early voting at 150 polling stations all over Belarus – in Minsk, regional and rayon centers, as well as smaller towns.

Reports from polling stations are processed on a daily basis. The reports are representational (observation covers 2.3% of 6, 349 polling stations in the country) and allow to assess the general trends of the early voting.

The diagram reflects information from 127 polling stations, the reports from which are processed as of September 19, 10 p.m.



Number of voters who have already cast their votes

According to PEC

According to observers’



10 097

9 463

-634 (3,2 %)



Revealed Violations



We are tracking the significant aspects of early voting, such as voters’ turn-out, etc. at the polling stations under our observation. You can check the results updated every time we receive new information from our observers in field at

The goal of the “Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections” campaign is to observe the election to the Chamber of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus in 2012, to assess the electoral process and its compliance with the Belarusian electoral legislation and the international standards of free and fair elections, as well as to inform the Belarusian public and the international community about the observation results.

The campaign is independent and non-partisan. For more information please visit the web-sites of the Human Rights Center “Viasna” ( and Belarusian Helsinki Committee (



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