Country:
Belarus
Organization:
Belarusian Helsinki Committee
Year:
2016
Election Type:
Parliamentary
Recommending Organization:
Coalition of organizations
Primary Thematic Area:
Election day
Subtopic of primary thematic area:
Early or Advance Voting
Secondary Thematic Area:
Election day
Subtopic of secondary thematic area:
Fraud and irregularities (including attemps of influencing voters)
Recommendation:
The legislation should also specify in detail the procedure for the storage of ballot boxes during early voting and the sealing of the premises where the ballot box is stored. It is necessary to prohibit the presence of unauthorized persons, including police officers, in the voting premises and rooms, in which the ballot boxes, ballots and other election materials are stored. It is also necessary to provide for the right of observers to be present on the premises for voting outside the working hours of election commissions (lunch break, period after the end of voting) in cases when members of the election commissions choose to stay.
Action required:
Practice / Implementation
Degree of Recommendation's Priority / Urgency / Relevance:
High
Body / Institution Responsible for Implementation:
Array
Implementation Status:
Not implemented
Repeated implementation:
2015-10-11 00:00