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Open election data. Voters map by District
The Common Cause Public Foundation continues to analyze and visualize open data in the field of electoral system. By combining the data on the preliminary list provided by the Ministry of Digital Development and the schemes and boundaries of electoral districts defined by the Central Election Commission for voting according to the majoritarian electoral system, the Common Cause Foundation produced an interactive map of voters for the elections of deputies to the Jogorku Kenesh, scheduled for November 28, 2021. The same data helped to analyze the dynamics of voters' growth in comparison with the April 2021 referendum. 27.09.2021
Laws that will change our lives
The current convocation of Kyrgyzstan's parliament resumed its work after its vacation. However, new elections to the Jogorku Kenesh will be held on November 28, 2021, under a mixed system. The Public Foundation Common Cause decided to remind of the bills initiated by the current convocation, which were actively discussed by society and which affect the development of democratic institutions. 03.09.2021
Elections to the Bishkek City Kenesh. How the parties divided the city and what districts affected the outcome
Over the past year, Kyrgyzstan has seen four election campaigns. Using the data published by the CEC, we tried to analyze the Bishkek City Council elections of July 11, 2021. The CEC's open data helped us to find out in which part of the city the highest voter numbers influenced the voting results, and how the leading parties were positioned on the map of the capital based on the election results. 03.09.2021
Have a chance to apply!
The competition for long-term observers of the 2021 Jogorku Kenesh elections has been extended until September 5 inclusive. You have time to fill out a questionnaire and make a real contribution to the transparency of the upcoming elections. 25.08.2021
Analysis of electoral disputes in the Kyrgyz Republic
The Common Cause Public Foundation conducted an analysis of electoral disputes in the Kyrgyz Republic, which includes electoral disputes during the presidential elections of the Kyrgyz Republic in 2017, elections of deputies to the Jogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic in 2020 and early presidential elections of the Kyrgyz Republic in 2021. 16.08.2021
We are pleased to announce an open competition for the positions of long-term observers of the elections of deputies to the Jogorku Kenesh in 2021
Competition!
We are pleased to announce an open competition for the positions of long-term observers of the elections of deputies to the Jogorku Kenesh in 2021
Long-term observers are independent observers across the country who observe electoral processes before elections, on election day, and after elections. They monitor the activities of election commissions for the preparation and organization of elections in the country, registration of candidates, campaigning for candidates and informing voters, summing up the results of the voting in territorial election commissions, and consideration of complaints. They also participate in training and coordinating the work of STOs. 12.08.2021
How to intensify the participation of young people in decision-making was discussed in Bishkek at the Electoral Rights Fest discussion platform
Deputies of the Jogorku Kenesh Dastan Bekeshev and Aisuluu Mamashova, Director of the General Cause Foundation Aida Suyundueva and Doctor of Law, Professor of the International University in Central Asia Andrey Ten spoke about their own experience of civic activism, human rights, suffrage, and gender equality. Aida Suyundueva noted the importance of youth participation in the electoral process. 11.08.2021
How to intensify the participation of young people in decision-making was discussed in Bishkek at the Electoral Rights Fest discussion platform
Deputies of the Jogorku Kenesh Dastan Bekeshev and Aisuluu Mamashova, Director of the General Cause Foundation Aida Suyundueva and Doctor of Law, Professor of the International University in Central Asia Andrey Ten spoke about their own experience of civic activism, human rights, suffrage, and gender equality. Aida Suyundueva noted the importance of youth participation in the electoral process. 11.08.2021