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PRELIMINARY REPORT ON THE RESULTS OF THE LONG-TERM OBSERVATION OF THE PUBLIC FOUNDATION "COMMON CAUSE" FOR PREPARATIONS FOR THE ELECTION OF DEPUTIES OF LOCAL KENESHES OF THE KYRGYZ REPUBLIC APPOINTED FOR APRIL 11, 2021
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PRELIMINARY REPORT ON THE RESULTS OF THE LONG-TERM OBSERVATION OF THE PUBLIC FOUNDATION "COMMON CAUSE" FOR PREPARATIONS FOR THE ELECTION OF DEPUTIES OF LOCAL KENESHES OF THE KYRGYZ REPUBLIC APPOINTED FOR APRIL 11, 2021
The Public Foundation "Common Cause" has prepared a preliminary report on the results of long-term observation of the preparation and conduct of elections of deputies of local keneshes of the Kyrgyz Republic (KR), scheduled for April 11, 2021. 05.04.2021
The Public Foundation "Common Cause» conducted a public opinion poll from March 3 to March 17, 2021
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The Public Foundation "Common Cause» conducted a public opinion poll from March 3 to March 17, 2021
73% of the population are well aware of the elections to local keneshes, which are scheduled for April 11, 2021. Of these, 80% plan to take part in the elections. This data was obtained based on the results of a public opinion poll and are reflected in an analytical report prepared by the Common Cause public foundation - "Public Opinion on the Upcoming Elections to Local Keneshes". Survey period: March 3-17, 2021. We conducted this survey as part of the voter education component of the “Independent Election Observation in the Kyrgyz Republic” project. 22% of respondents note a high probability of abuse of administrative resources in elections to local keneshes. Considering the reasons for the likelihood of misuse of administrative resources, 61% called it a common practice during elections. 20% of respondents note that there is a high probability of vote-buying in these elections. What are the 3 main reasons that can influence the decision to vote for this or that party, what qualities voters would like to see in the deputies of local keneshes, and much more can be found in our reports on the website. 05.04.2021
Public confidence in the early presidential election of the Kyrgyz Republic
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Public confidence in the early presidential election of the Kyrgyz Republic
As part of the sociological study, the Public Foundation "Common Cause" has collected the opinions of the citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic on how they feel about the past early presidential election and how much they trust certain electoral processes. This assessment will provide a citizens' perspective on the past election campaign. 02.04.2021
Vote Buying and Misuse of Administrative Resources
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Vote Buying and Misuse of Administrative Resources
Common Cause asked citizens of Kyrgyzstan what they think about vote-buying and misuse of administrative resources. The survey was conducted by the "Common Cause" Public Foundation from February 19 to February 28, 2021. The survey results are broken down by gender, age, place of residence and regions. This public opinion survey was conducted as part of the voter education component of the project "Independent Election Observation in the Kyrgyz Republic", implemented by the "Common Cause" Public Foundation with the support of USAID. 25.03.2021
Authoritative publications, devoted to the important issues related to the electoral process in the country.
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Authoritative publications, devoted to the important issues related to the electoral process in the country.
The Common Cause public foundation, as a part of a long-term observation of the preparation and conduct of elections to the Jogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic on October 4, 2020 and the early presidential elections in the Kyrgyz Republic, held on January 10, 2021, assisted in the preparation and placement of journalistic investigations on the topic of elections in Kyrgyzstan. These are materials of our partners, authoritative publications, devoted to the important issues related to the electoral process in the country. 09.03.2021
Sadyr Japarov's road to the presidency — overview
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Sadyr Japarov's road to the presidency — overview
It has been about four months since the October 2020 events in Kyrgyzstan, and there's a new president already in office. During the three months between the political destabilization of October 5 and the January 10 elections, controversial events occurred in the country that still raise questions among the public and have a legal aspect. In this regard, we have collected a number of the most controversial facts left unexplained and presented them chronologically. These events are related to the persona of Sadyr Japarov as the new head of state. 09.03.2021
Kyrgyzstan's presidential election: a choice without alternatives
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Kyrgyzstan's presidential election: a choice without alternatives
Yet again a candidate from the government has won the presidential election in Kyrgyzstan The early presidential election was held in Kyrgyzstan on January 10, 2021. Sadyr Japarov, 51, who had been serving an 11-year prison sentence only a few months earlier for hostage-taking, won the election. 09.03.2021
Third time making the same election mistake
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Third time making the same election mistake
Kyrgyzstani people overthrew the government for the third time because of fraudulent elections. Vote-buying and administrative pressure, constantly accompanying all elections in Kyrgyzstan, played a decisive role this time as well. Whether this will be a lesson for the political elite and power groups is highly questionable. 09.03.2021