Golos - open source data
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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:
Campaign financing
Subtopic of primary thematic area:
Transparency (disclosure, reporting)
Secondary Thematic Area:
Election administration
Subtopic of secondary thematic area:
Transparency (publication of information, decisions, agenda, etc.)
All financial reports of regional offices and candidates for single-seat district at State Duma elections have to be published on the website of Central Election Commission according to the uniform standards, including obligatory publication of tax reference numbers of donor-legal entities. In the long term, we suggest to look into the possibility of obligatory publication of such financial reports in state automated system The Elections according to the uniform standards and concerning elections of all levels.
Degree of Recommendation's Priority / Urgency / Relevance:
Body / Institution Responsible for Implementation:
Election Management Body
Implementation Status:
Not implemented