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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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.
15 Nov 2012 | PUBLICATION
This paper provides a summary of the Law on National Referendums recently passed by the Ukrainian Parliament, as well as commentary on the legislation.
14 Nov 2012 | PUBLICATION
The November 17 elections in Sierra Leone will be the first since the end of the civil war in 2002 that the National Electoral Commission has taken a primary role in organizing and executing. To help...
14 Nov 2012 | PUBLICATION
This brochure covers how IFES has responded through developing programming that reaches underrepresented populations through engagement with broader society. 
13 Nov 2012 | PUBLICATION
One person, one vote is a fundamental aspect of democracies. Voting provides individuals with a voice to influence decisions that affect their lives. However, people with disabilities have often been...
23 Oct 2012 | PUBLICATION
A new toolkit by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES).
16 Oct 2012 | PUBLICATION
IFES conducted a pre-election technical assessment in Ukraine which analyzed legal, technical and procedural aspects of the election process.
4 Oct 2012 | PUBLICATION
Venezuela's October 7 presidential election will see President Hugo Rafael Chávez Frias – who has survived a short-lived coup d'état, general labor strikes and resilient, albeit splintered, domestic...
27 Sep 2012 | PUBLICATION
Georgians head to the polls on October 1, 2012, to elect 150 representatives to their parliament.
31 Aug 2012 | PUBLICATION
For the last quarter century, IFES has remained committed to promoting sustainable democracy around the globe. Within these 25 years, we have made strides in providing technical assistance to...
29 Aug 2012 | PUBLICATION
Angola’s upcoming presidential and National Assembly elections, scheduled for August 31, will be the first peacetime presidential election in Angola’s history, and the first election...
21 Aug 2012 | PUBLICATION
From June 18–21, 2012, IFES worked with the Institute of Social Studies and Analysis (ISSA), a Tbilisi–based research organization, to conduct eight focus groups across Georgia to better...