FAFEN Releases Fourth Update on Election and Political Environment Before GE-2018

ISLAMABAD, June 12, 2018: The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN)’s General Elections (GE) 2018 Update-IV is based on observation data gathered systematically from 130 districts by as many trained and non-partisan District Coordinators (DCs) during the latter half of May 2018 (May 16 to May 31). The information was collected through 731 interviews with representatives of 44…

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General Election 2018 Update on Citizens’ Observation of Electoral and Political Environment

ISLAMABAD, May 31, 2018: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) releases its third update on the electoral and political environment based on the information gathered systematically in 130 districts of the country by as many trained and non-partisan District Coordinators (DCs) during the first fortnight of May 2018 through 296 interviews with representatives of 32 political…

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NIC & Voter Registration Campaign Contributes to Unprecedented Increase of 4.3 Million Women Voters in 7 Months

ISLAMABAD, May 24, 2018: Unprecedented efforts of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) and civil society in registering eligible-age women have successfully led to an unparalleled increase of 4,307,553 women on the electoral rolls in the last seven months. This increase indicates the success of the ECP’s Women NIC…

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FAFEN Releases First Pre-Election Long-Term Election Observation Report

Election Observation Information Gathered in 130 Districts across Pakistan ISLAMABAD, April 24, 2018: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has started pre-election long-term observation activities in 130 districts across Pakistan to assess the political environment and implementation of election-related laws, rules and regulations as part of its multi-phase observation of General Election (GE) 2018. In…

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TDEA-FAFEN Launches Pakistan’s Most Comprehensive Election Portal

Election records of more than 62,506 candidates is now only a few clicks away ISLAMABAD, March 14, 2018: The Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability– Free and Fair Election Network (TDEA-FAFEN) launched the Pakistan’s most comprehensive election information portal “Election Pakistan” in a ceremony here on Wednesday. The purpose for developing such a unique and…

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New Delimitations a Must before Next General Elections

ISLAMABAD, January 7, 2016: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has called for new delimitations of the electoral constituencies before the next general elections as an absolute prerequisite to ensure the right of people to equal representation as well as distribution of political power among various geographical regions in proportion to their population, says FAFEN…

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FAFEN Calls for Women’s Voter Registration Emergency

Male and Female Voter Registration Gap Increases in Two Years ISLAMABAD, November 25, 2015: The difference in male and female voter registration widened from 10.97 million in May 2013 to 11.65 million in September 2015, indicating at the need for urgent efforts by political parties and the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to maximize women’s…

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Mostly Peaceful, Historic Elections Marred in Part by Blocked Observers and Barred Women

ISLAMABAD, May 11, 2013 – Having mobilized more than 41,000 trained and accredited observers for Pakistan’s historic first elections to transition from one elected civilian government to another, Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) offered preliminary information about reports of Election Day violence, irregularities, and political party workers and election officials who prevented FAFEN observers…

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