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:
Election day
Subtopic of primary thematic area:
Ballot box stuffing
Precisely define the standards for safe bags and their sealing. It should also be provided that safe packages must be presented to observers, members of the commission before the start of voting on the main voting day. The numbers of the safe packages must be recorded in the act, and before opening them, they must be checked and announced. Observers should have the right to sign the act, and a copy of the act, immediately on the same day, should be given to everyone. The safe in which the safe packages are kept must also be sealed at night.
Action required:
Sub-legal change (eg. in regulations and instructions by election management body)
Degree of Recommendation's Priority / Urgency / Relevance:
Body / Institution Responsible for Implementation:
Election Management Body
Implementation Status: