Country:
Russia
Organization:
Golos - open source data
Year:
2014
Election Type:
Local / Regional / Municipal
Recommending Organization:
Golos - open source data
Disclaimer:
Golos had to cancel its membership of the European Platform for Democratic Elections (EPDE) due to EPDE being listed as an "undesirable foreign organization" in Russia in March 2018. Due to this we exclusively evaluate open source information regarding election observation in Russia.
Primary Thematic Area:
Election administration
Subtopic of primary thematic area:
Composition and appointment
Recommendation:
One of the possible pre-conditions for a preservation of a competitive and fair election and an increase of trust in it, could be the different approach towards the composition of election commissions of  the federal constituent territories, the territorial election commissions, and the municipal commissions by strengthening the role of political parties, not only the ‘parliamentary’ ones, and respectively, by reducing the control over the activities of regional administrative commissions.
Action required:
Legal change
Degree of Recommendation's Priority / Urgency / Relevance:
Rejected
Body / Institution Responsible for Implementation:
Parliament
Implementation Status:
Partially implemented