FAFEN’s Pre-Election Update: Postings & Transfers Continue Contrary to ECP Directives

Pre-U25/05-April-2013: This report is based on data reported by Constituency Long-Term Observers (CLTOs) of the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) from March 24 to 29, 2013. Almost 400 pre-election observers have been deployed in all districts and National Assembly constituencies across the country. They record government postings and transfers, among other themes, that may influence the General Election 2013.

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FAFEN’s Pre-Election Update: Campaign Materials Violate ECP Code of Conduct

Pre-U24/04-April-2013: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has deployed Constituency Long Term Observers (CLTOs) in every National Assembly constituency across the country to observe the election campaign period. CLTOs report violations of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Code of Conduct for Political Parties and Candidates, among other topics. The following Pre-Election Update is based on reports gathered from CLTOs between March 24 and March 29, 2013, from a total of 66 constituencies – 51 constituencies in Punjab, 8 in Sindh, 5 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), and one each in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT).

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FAFEN’s Pre-Election Update: ECP Urged to Improve Public Access to DEC Offices

Pre-U23/01-April-2013: This report highlights issues relating to security and public accessibility of District Election Commissioner (DEC) offices observed by the District Long-Term Observers (DLTOs) of the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in 47 districts between March 11 and 20, 2013. It identifies potential public accessibility problems in eight of the 47 observed DEC offices and a need for enhanced security measures in 29 offices.

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