Golos - open source data
Election Type:
Local / Regional / Municipal
Recommending Organization:
Golos - open source data
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:
Electoral security and law enforcement
Subtopic of primary thematic area:
Undue conduct, interference, obstruction, inaction
Civil servants and law enforcement officials should not participate in the execution of unlawful instructions from their superiors aimed at restricting the electoral rights of citizens or abuse of "administrative resources" (including orders to organize falsifications or "cover up" falsifiers, provide support to specific candidates or obstruct their activities, pressure on citizens, etc.).
Action required:
Practice / Implementation
Degree of Recommendation's Priority / Urgency / Relevance:
Body / Institution Responsible for Implementation:
Ad Hoc Structures Created for Election Period, Authorities (general, broad), Election Management Body, Government, Local authorities, Ministry - other, Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Justice, Parliament, Prosecutor's Office
Implementation Status:
Not implemented