Country:
Russia
Organization:
Golos - open source data
Year:
2016
Election Type:
Parliamentary
Recommending Organization:
Golos - open source data
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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:
Election administration
Subtopic of primary thematic area:
Impartiality and independence
Secondary Thematic Area:
Electoral security and law enforcement
Subtopic of secondary thematic area:
Sanctions
Recommendation:
It is necessary to exclude participation of officials in organizing of election commissions. The size of a penalty for the administrative offenses connected with violation of electoral laws has to be increased. The persons who committed these offenses have to be deprived of the right to work in election commissions of any level within 5 years.
Action required:
Legal change
Degree of Recommendation's Priority / Urgency / Relevance:
High
Body / Institution Responsible for Implementation:
Array
Implementation Status:
Not implemented