66 % of voters in the Kyrgyz Republic say about the likelihood of use of vote buying in the elections to Jogorku Kenesh on October 4, and 53 % state about the likelihood of use of administrative resources. These are the main conclusions of the second telephone survey conducted on September 7-15, 2020, by the Common Cause Public Foundation. 1202 respondents over the age of 18 were surveyed by calling cell phone numbers of the main mobile operators of the country
The Public Foundation "Common Cause" is concerned about situations that have periodically occurred in the regions of the Kyrgyz Republic that are violent in nature (mass clashes, beatings, verbal threats, intimidation, etc.). "Violence and intimidation against voters and candidates are unacceptable from the point of view of democratic elections," said Aida Suyundueva, head of the Public Foundation "Common Cause," which is monitoring parliamentary elections.
The Public Foundation “Common Cause” launches a series of election-related videos to be broadcast on the Public Broadcasting Corporation of the Kyrgyz Republic as part of its campaign to voters education, which will be held until the election day. The video spots will be released and distributed in the period from September 23 to October 2, 2020, on national television as well as through social networks of the Foundation and the partner’s network.
BISHKEK, September 17, 2020 - Over 75% of voters intend to participate in the upcoming parliamentary election scheduled for October 4 whilst 60% will go to polls regardless of the situation with the pandemic. These are the main findings of the telephone survey conducted from August 21 - September 4, 2020 by the Public Foundation “Common Cause”. 1,202 respondents aged over 18 were interviewed through mobile phone numbers of main cellular operators.
The Public Foundation “Common Cause” will held two trainings for selected trainers who will train the election day observers. The two-day trainings will be held in Bishkek on September 9-10 and Osh on September 11-12. During the training, trainers will be acquainted with skills and knowledge necessary to deliver the observer trainings in a professional manner. The training topics include election day procedures starting from the preparation for opening and opening of polling stations, voting, counting and tabulation of election results. In addition, the training will focus on rights and responsibilities of observers, including the observer Code of Conduct which all observers will sign to guarantee their professional and non-partisan conduct.