Publications

With an array of experts on electoral and political processes, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) regularly produces white papers, books, reports and manuals on topics such as election security; political finance; gender equality; standards for conducting election audits and ensuring electoral integrity and transparency; public opinion on elections and democracy; and providing equal access for persons with disabilities to electoral and political processes. 

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24 Jun 2013 | PUBLICATION
The Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (1973) envisages a federal parliamentary form of government with autonomy for the four provinces, with each province having its own elected...
24 Jun 2013 | PUBLICATION
The President of Pakistan is the ceremonial head of the country, with the role of representing the unity of the Republic.
24 Jun 2013 | PUBLICATION
The Election Commission of Pakistan must publish the official schedule for elections to the National and/or Provincial Assemblies in the National Gazette no more than 30 days after the President...
24 Jun 2013 | PUBLICATION
The local government system in Balochistan has a rural-urban divide; separate institutions have been designed for rural and urban populations of the province. 
24 Jun 2013 | PUBLICATION
Preparation of accurate and credible electoral rolls is a key step towards inclusive, free, fair and transparent elections. In Pakistan, the voter list is tied to the civil registry, which...
24 Jun 2013 | PUBLICATION
The local government system in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa has a rural-urban divide; separate institutions have been designed for rural and urban populations of the province.
24 Jun 2013 | PUBLICATION
With the possibility for snap elections and by-elections during the tenures of the Parliament and Provincial Assemblies, the Election Commission of Pakistan must be ready to mobilize to conduct...
21 Mar 2013 | PUBLICATION
Money in politics, or political finance, is linked to key aspects of any modern society. Management of political finance is necessary for credible and genuine elections and electoral campaigns...
14 Feb 2013 | PUBLICATION
IFES’ 2012 Hybl Fellow Geoffrey Macdonald focuses on the influence of election rules in preventing the rise of ethnic parties in Indonesia in this Democracy Fellowship Paper.
5 Dec 2012 | PUBLICATION
Ghana’s December 7 elections will be the first since the country’s 2012 biometric voter registration initiative, which produced new voter ID cards and generated a voter list of over 14...
16 Nov 2012 | PUBLICATION
On November 18, 2012, Hondurans will elect candidates from three major parties – the Liberal Party, the National Party and the Liberty and Refoundation Party – to compete in next year...
16 Nov 2012 | PUBLICATION
This primer provides an overview of all aspects of the American electoral process, from how campaigns are conducted to the mechanics of the voting process.