Country:
Russia
Organization:
Golos - open source data
Year:
2015
Election Type:
Local / Regional / Municipal
Recommending Organization:
Golos - open source data
Disclaimer:
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
Subtopic of primary thematic area:
Misuse of administrative resources
Secondary Thematic Area:
Campaign financing
Subtopic of secondary thematic area:
Use of state/administrative resources
Recommendation:
To persecute officials taking advantage of their discretion in the elections; to tighten control over campaigning activities carried out not at the expense of the election funds, though benefiting from administrative resources and taking advantage of unequal access to the media
Action required:
Practice / Implementation
Degree of Recommendation's Priority / Urgency / Relevance:
High
Body / Institution Responsible for Implementation:
Array
Implementation Status:
Partially implemented