Country:
Russia
Organization:
Golos - open source data
Year:
2016
Election Type:
Parliamentary
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:
Legislation
Subtopic of primary thematic area:
Stability of legislation (eg. changes too close to elections)
Recommendation:
There is the necessity of providing stability of electoral legislation and its protection from manipulations for the benefit of ruling party or separate subjects of political process. Any changes of electoral legislation, first of all, should rely on ensuring principles of equality and the interests of voters.
Action required:
Legal change
Degree of Recommendation's Priority / Urgency / Relevance:
High
Body / Institution Responsible for Implementation:
Array
Implementation Status:
Not implemented