FAFEN Commends ECP Release of Polling Station Results

Islamabad, September 26, 2008: The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) commend the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for recently posting copies of the February 2008 General Election polling station results forms on its website. This is the first time in Pakistan that election results from polling stations have been made public. FAFEN has advocated since…

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FAFEN reports widespread fraudulent voting in NA-210 by-election

Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has observed fresh and by-elections held on June 26, 2008, in five National Assembly (NA) and 23 Provincial Assembly (PA) constituencies. FAFEN deployed long-term Constituency Coordinators in these constituencies on June 1, 2008, to observe all aspects of

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Delay in By-Elections Violates Constitution

ISLAMABAD, May 5, (2008): The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) notes with concern the second postponement of by-elections by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) through a non-transparent and non-consultative process.

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Long-Term Electoral System Reform Essential

General Elections 2008 have been the most closely watched ever in Pakistan’s history. Several observers and commentators have already expressed their satisfaction with the administration of the polls of Election Day.

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FAFEN Election Day Observation Update (as of 2000 PST)

Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) is the first effort in Pakistan to put trained, neutral observers in a statistically-relevant sample of polling stations in almost every National Assembly constituency nationwide. FAFEN observers are present in approximately one in every ten polling stations (7,500 out of 64,000 total stations). Because of this statistical sample, FAFEN…

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FAFEN to deploy 20,000 Election Day observers

KARACHI, January 27, 2008 – The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN), a coalition of 40 independent, non-partisan civil society organizations formed in 2006, is appointing about 20,000 Polling Station Observers (PSOs) to observe the election process in every district of Pakistan on Election Day, February 18, 2008.

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