Based on its analysis of the proposed electoral systems, the Common Cause PF notes that, in general, the proposed types of electoral systems do not ensure accessibility of the electoral process for candidates with insufficient financial status. In both systems, however, the likelihood of vote-buying and other violations remains high. In the end, all this may lead to the formation of an "oligarchic" composition of the Jogorku Kenesh.
Bishkek, April 16, 2021 - Public Foundation "Common Cause" expresses concern about the situation after voting day. According to the nonpartisan observation of the elections of deputies of local keneshes, which the Foundation conducts in nine cities of the country, individual political parties that passed the electoral threshold have begun processes to change (exclude individual candidates) lists of candidates.
Supplemented and preliminary database on processed violations at 3 PM as of April 15. Observers of the public foundation "Common Cause" for the entire electoral process for the preparation and conduct of elections to local keneshes revealed 281 violations.
"Common Cause": Preliminary Statement on the results of Nonpartisan Observation of the Elections of Deputies of Local Keneshes of the Kyrgyz Republic
Today observers of the Common Cause PF recorded 101 possible violations on the voting day: 65 in Bishkek, 36 in Osh.
Today observers of the Common Cause PF recorded 50 cases of possible violations during voting at polling stations: 31 cases in Bishkek, 19 cases in Osh.
Observers of the Common Cause PF filed an additional 6 complaints of violations in the cities of Bishkek and Osh during the outdoor voting, yesterday, April 10.
Today observers of the Common Cause PF filed 29 complaints on the violations during the outdoor voting. Of these, 13 in Bishkek, 16 in Osh.