Was the voting in prisons free? Expert survey findings
Civil Network OPORA had been conducting an expert poll from August 26 to September 26, 2019, dedicated to administrative resource in prisons during the last presidential and parliamentary elections. Our main goal was to find out the opinion of the human rights environment on whether the voting in prisons was free, to identify problems in organization of the voting process in prisons and typical violations there. The poll summarizes assessments from human rights defenders and OPORA's electoral...
OPORA PVT Estimates for Parliamentary Election 2019
OPORA deployed 1398 trained and accredited PVT Observers to a nationally representative, random sample of polling stations. PVT Observers evaluated the quality of the Election Day process and recorded the official results. The PVT is a nonpartisan exercise conducted solely by OPORA with the intent of providing independent information on the integrity of the process and the veracity of the official results. Unlike exit polls, PVTs do not ask citizens how they voted, rather they rely on trained...
As of 04:00 PM, OPORA does not record systematic violations that may negatively affect the voting process
The voting process in 21 July 2019 early parliamentary elections as of 04:00 pm is quite democratic and in line with fundamental law regulations. According to OPORA's observers, who conduct observation at nationally representative sample of polling stations, there are no critical issues in organization of the voting process or serious potential threats at this stage of the election.
Typical violations of the voting procedure in 21 July 2019 early parliamentary elections as of 12:00 pm
Civil Network OPORA continues to monitor the voting process and the adherence to election procedures on the nationally representative number of precinct election commissions.
Start of the vote in 21 July 2019 parliamentary elections in Ukraine
Civil Network OPORA has used a statistical sampling to assess the quality of preparatory meetings in PECs and the start of voting.
Report based on the results of OPORA’s observation of special elections of people’s deputies of Ukraine scheduled for July 21, 2019: preliminary conclusions and trends in July’s campaign
According to official data received from the National Police of Ukraine, as of July 18, 2019, 273 criminal proceedings were initiated, of which 111 are related to cases of vote buying or indirect bribery of voters (41% of the total number). Law enforcing bodies launched 88 criminal investigations into cases of alleged interference with citizens’ voting rights by means of deceit (illegal use of party brands, registration of clone candidates). Other criminal proceedings relate to cases of obstr...