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  • The Verkhovna Rada (parliament) of Ukraine on 22 February 2014 voted to call an early presidential election for 25 May. Following an invitation from the acting foreign minister of Ukraine, the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE/ODIHR) established an Election Observation...

  • California decided to cancel its regularly scheduled election campaigns this spring. OK, that’s not technically true. It just feels that way, reports Joe Mathewsfrom Los Angeles.
    Yes, on June 3, there will be elections across the state, and maybe a few people will show up. As a legal matter,...

  • Democracy is one of the universal and indivisible core values and principles of the United Nations. It is based on the freely expressed will of people and closely linked to the rule of law and exercise of human rights and fundamental freedoms.
    To read this brief documents about democracy and the...

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    We, the Member States of the African Union (AU);Inspired by the objectives and principles enshrined in the Constitutive Act of the African Union, particularly Articles 3 and 4, which emphasise the significance of good governance, popular participation, the rule of law and human...

  • Article 39 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union guarantees all EU citizens the right to vote and to stand as a candidate at elections to the European Parliament, and Article 40 guarantees the right to vote and stand as a candidate at municipal elections. Article 21 recognises...

  • In recent years, the Board of Election Commissioners for the City of Chicago and the Board’s management staff have participated in a series of forums, discussions and community-outreach efforts to explore changes in election administration. Some of these changes involve legislative proposals...

  • In an Archipelago Above the Arctic Circle, Norwegians Are Creating a Polity From Scratch Aimée Lind Adamiak knows the rules of Svalbard very well. She has lived for six years in Longyearbyen, the island’s Norwegian-controlled settlement of 2,500 people. She knows that as soon as she...