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Feb
06
2014
News Article
On 2 February, none of the presidential candidates in Costa Rica reached the minimum percentage of votes prescribed by legislation to win the election (40%). Therefore, a runoff will be held on 6...
Feb
06
2014
News Article
En Costa Rica, el domingo 2 de febrero ninguno de los candidatos a presidente alcanzó el porcentaje de votación que establece la legislación para llegar al poder (40%). La decisión final se conocerá...
Feb
04
2014
News Article
Election primaries have the capacity to improve the quality of democracy by engaging citizens and political party members more in the political process of candidate selection. On 23 – 24 January,...
Feb
04
2014
News Article
Los días 23 y 24 de enero de 2014, se realizó en Santo Domingo, República Dominicana el Seminario Internacional “Elecciones Primarias en América Latina y República Dominicana: experiencias, balance y...
Jan
30
2014
Feature Story
Thailand’s democracy will be tested yet again. On Sunday, 2 February 2014, the world will witness yet another general elections in Thailand. The elections were called in response to the constant...
Jan
30
2014
News Article
Elections involve much more than organizing a single polling day. Instead they are a continuous process - a huge logistical exercise leading up to the vote, and also dealing with what happens...
Jan
28
2014
Feature Story
El próximo 2 de febrero los costarricenses están convocados a votar en las elecciones nacionales. En esta ocasión se elige al Presidente de la República en conjunto con dos vicepresidentes y 57...
Jan
28
2014
News Article
Around 4.6 million Salvadorans are eligible to cast their votes in the presidential elections on 2 February for the 2014-19 term. The latest opinion surveys indicate that the contest will be close...
Jan
28
2014
News Article
Alrededor de 4.6 millones de salvadoreños podrán votar en elecciones presidenciales el próximo 2 de febrero para el período 2014-2019. Los últimos sondeos de opinión indican que la contienda será...
Jan
28
2014
News Article
On 2 February 2014, Costa Ricans will cast their votes in elections for the President of the Republic, two vice-presidents, and 57 deputies to the Legislative Assembly (LA).
Jan
23
2014
Feature Story
Just when football passions start to simmer, fights for political power in Latin America are also in the making because 2014 will be a year of intense electoral activity in Latin America. More than...
Jan
23
2014
Feature Story
Las pasiones futboleras ya comienzan a espumar y, a la par, se cocinan luchas políticas. Este 2014 será de intensa actividad electoral en la región. Más de 50% de la población latinoamericana está...
Jan
03
2014
Feature Story
2013 was an intense year in Latin America, full of important developments, including the death of Hugo Chavez and Nicolas Maduro’s succession via tight and questioned elections; Rafael Correa’s re-...
Jan
03
2014
Feature Story
Plagado de importantes acontecimientos, 2013 fue un año intenso en América Latina. La muerte de Hugo Chávez y la sucesión de Nicolás Maduro, en elecciones ajustadas y cuestionadas. La reelección de...
Dec
05
2013
Press Release
The ERMTool: from pilots to launch
Nov
27
2013
Feature Story
On a crystal clear day, set against a backdrop of the snowy Himalayan mountains, around 78 per cent of registered voters turned out to vote in Nepal’s second Constituent Assembly elections on 19...
Mar
07
2013
News Article
International IDEA has been cooperating with the IEBC on the ERM Tool pilot project since November 2011. The project is funded by the Swedish Government. The Tool will be launched as a global public...
Jan
22
2013
Commentary
Since 2011, International IDEA has led a global initiative called “Protecting Legitimacy in Politics”, looking at the threats transnational crime pose to the legitimacy of democratic politics around...
Dec
17
2012
News Article
All electoral management bodies face challenges when organizing democratic elections. Depending on the context, these may relate to security, political, logistical, financial or other risks. As a...
Nov
19
2012
News Article
Africa has seen significant democratic development, economic growth and an overall decline in conflict in recent times. For example, there is an increasing number of countries that have recently...