Election Observation
Fair Elections, Open Parliament and Good Governance

FAFEN is Pakistan’s most successful network of civil society networks engaged in election observation research and reforms. With TDEA’s technical and capacity-building support, FAFEN has gained both national and international recognition as a uniquely positive civil society contributor in the electoral reform process in Pakistan. FAFEN’s efforts have contributed to greater transparency and accountability in election administration. It is the first civil society network in Pakistan to have pioneered nationwide systematic observation of electoral processes. Over the years, FAFEN has:

Developed statistically rigorous election observation methodology

Become a credible source of voter education and election observation

Trained and deployed over 100,000 accredited citizen observers

Proposed evidence-based, data-driven reforms



FAFEN Urges ECP to Audit Election Results of Legally Challenged Constituencies

ISLAMABAD, February 18, 2024: The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has proposed a three-stage methodology for the audit of election results, urging the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to scrutinize the results of constituencies that have been duly challenged by political parties and candidates at the appropriate legal fora using data analytics and forensics to establish the legitimacy of the outcome of General Election (GE) 2024.

FAFEN Urges ECP to Take Notice of Non-Adherence to Legal Requirements by ROs in Results Tabulation

ISLAMABAD, February 12, 2024: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) urges the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to take notice of non-compliance by the Returning Officers with its instructions that reinforced categoric legal provisions requiring complete transparency at all stages of the election results process including the preparation of provisional and consolidated results in the constituencies.