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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25 Jun 2012 | PUBLICATION
On October 28, Ukrainians will choose parliamentarians to represent single-member districts for the first time in 10 years. The Central Election Commission of Ukraine recently announced the...
21 Jun 2012 | PUBLICATION
Elections in Papua New Guinea: 2012 National General Elections answers frequently asked questions about the electoral system in the Pacific island nation and the political context of this year's...
14 Jun 2012 | PUBLICATION
Egyptians will choose to vote for Muslim Brotherhood’s candidate Mohamed Morsi or Ahmed Shafiq, former air force commander and the last prime minister to serve under Mubarak. Elections in Egypt...
7 Jun 2012 | PUBLICATION
From working with persons with disabilities, to empowering women, to leveraging technology to increase trust and participation, IFES understands and shares its experiences in Africa, Asia, Europe,...
18 May 2012 | PUBLICATION
Voters in the Dominican Republic will go to the polls May 20 to elect a president and vice president in the first election held under the constitutional reforms of 2010...
9 May 2012 | PUBLICATION
In the third white paper in an ongoing series on electoral fraud, IFES presents a set of practical definitions that will help election managers, experts and observers to accurately identify and...
7 May 2012 | PUBLICATION
Out-of-Country Voting: A Brief Overview delves into the risks and challenges that could significantly impact domestic politics of a state. In addition to addressing costs of an OCV operation, this...
4 May 2012 | PUBLICATION
On May 23-24, Egyptians will cast their ballots in the first presidential election since the ouster of former President Hosni Mubarak. Elections in Egypt: May 23-24 Presidential Election answers...
2 May 2012 | PUBLICATION
On May 6, voters in Armenia will elect 131 representatives to the country's National Assembly. Elections in Armenia: May 6 National Assembly Elections answers common questions about Armenia's...
1 May 2012 | PUBLICATION
On May 6, Serbian citizens will cast their vote for the next president. Due to President Tadić’s voluntary resignation on April 5, 10 months ahead of the expiration of his term, the...
30 Apr 2012 | PUBLICATION
In An Integrated Approach to Elections and Conflict, IFES links the conflict cycle and the electoral cycle to highlight effective conflict-sensitive electoral management strategies. Overlapping the...
23 Mar 2012 | PUBLICATION
On Tuesday, March 6, two days before the official deadline, the Constitutional Council of Senegal announced the final results of the first round of the presidential election.