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Keyword: electionobservers

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  • Latin American election observers cheered by FEC Dem

    11/07/2016 7:35:55 PM PST · by kevcol · 7 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | November 7, 2016 | Paul Bedard
    One of the pictures showed a member holding a folder from the National Democratic Institute, funded in part by Soros' Open Society Foundation. On Election Day, the observers will fan out across Washington, Maryland and Virginia to observe presidential election polling places. On the day after the election, the group plans to address the results. . . . The group sponsoring the convention Ravel is speaking to "free and fair" elections around the world. It has advocated especially for women candidates, and with along with the State Department it called for candidate quotas favoring women.
  • US Justice Department to dispatch fewer election observers

    10/19/2016 4:15:29 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 19, 2016 3:57 AM EDT | Eric Tucker
    Justice Department officials are warning that they will be dispatching fewer specially trained election observers this year as a result of a Supreme Court opinion that gutted a key provision of the Voting Rights Act. The reduction is likely to diminish the department’s ability to detect voter intimidation and other potential problems at the polls. It comes as more than a dozen states have adopted new voting and registration rules, and as Republican candidate Donald Trump warns without evidence that the Nov. 8 election will be rigged and exhorts his followers to be vigilant against unspecified fraud. “It’s cause for...
  • Venezuela's COPEI Party Denounces Chavez's International Election Observers Plan(Translation)

    10/09/2006 1:03:03 PM PDT · by StJacques · 7 replies · 524+ views
    El Universal ( Caracas ) ^ | October 9, 2006 | El Universal staff article ( translated by self )
    COPEI1 denounces CNE for wanting to bring "mute" international observers Caracas. -- The Secretary General of COPEI, Luis Ignacio Planas, complained strongly that the government, through the National Electoral Council (CNE), wants to bring "mute" international observers for the December presidential elections. "It does not make sense to make an effort, and that we Venezuelans, with our money, should pay the passage and the per diem expenses of the observers so that they come to engage in electoral tourism in Venezuela." The question is "how can they impede the watchers from saying that which they observe in the Venezuelan...
  • Swiss wants to improve American voting system (More Insults From Kerry's Darling Europe)

    10/25/2004 3:10:40 PM PDT · by focusandclarity · 45 replies · 929+ views ^ | October 26, 2004 | Swissiinfo
    Swiss wants to improve American voting system Swiss computer specialist Beat Fehr wants to export Switzerland’s voting system to the United States to make US elections much more reliable. He argues that he could save the Americans millions of dollars, as well as promote confidence among voters that the elections are secret and secure. "Swiss Voting System gives practical tips on how it works in Switzerland" caption to photo (SwissVS)
  • Swiss to head team of US election observers

    10/25/2004 3:01:28 PM PDT · by focusandclarity · 39 replies · 631+ views ^ | October 24, 2004 | Swissinfo
    A Swiss parliamentarian is to lead an international team of Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) observers at next month's United States presidential election. Barbara Haering told swissinfo that the delegation’s presence would give more credibility to both the US electoral process and the OSCE. "Barbara Haering will lead a delegation of OSCE observers at next month's US presidential elections" (photo caption)