Archive for November, 2011

Press release no. 3, second day

November 29th, 2011 by Editor

Preliminary report on the observation mission of the Egyptian Coalition for Electoral Observation

On November 29, 2011, the voting process continued and the observers of the Egyptian Coalition for Electoral Observation documented widespread campaigning of Al Nour and Freedom and Justice Political parties, followed by the Egyptian Bloc and the independent candidates. Equal campaigning opportunities should be provided for all during the second and third phases of the People’s Assembly and the Shura Council elections.

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Press release no. 2, second day

November 29th, 2011 by Editor

Preliminary report on the observation mission of the Egyptian Coalition for Electoral Observation

On November 29, 2011, the voting process continued and the observers of the Egyptian Coalition for Electoral Observation documented poor voting today in most of the polling stations. The most serious electoral violation on the second voting day is using the recycling ballot in many polling stations. Read the rest of this entry »

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Press release no. 1, second day

November 29th, 2011 by Editor

Preliminary report on the observation mission of the Egyptian Coalition for Electoral Observation

On November 29, 2011, the observers of The Egyptian Coalition for Electoral Observation documented the electoral violations for the second voting day. of the Egyptian People’s Assembly elections started with the first phase in Cairo, Alexandria, Assuit, Luxor, Port Said, Kafr Al Sheikh, Damietta, Fayoum and Red Sea Governorates. The first phase includes 6591 independent candidates and 590 candidates for the political parties’ lists. The parliamentary elections run in 83 independent candidate constituencies and 46 constituencies for political parties’ lists. The first phase includes 16 constituencies for the political parties’ lists and 28 constituencies for the independent candidates. The phase covered 3294 electoral centers, including 9841 polling stations. 10000 judges are supervising the Egyptian electoral process. Read the rest of this entry »

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Press release no. 4

November 28th, 2011 by Editor

Preliminary report on the observation mission of the Egyptian Coalition for Electoral Observation

On November 28, 2011, the observers of The Egyptian Coalition for Electoral Observation documented the electoral violations in connection with opening the electoral bribes, non-stamped ballots, thuggish acts, clashes among the voters and the candidates in addition to group voting and campaigning inside the polling centers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Press release no. 3

November 28th, 2011 by Editor

Preliminary report on the observation mission of the Egyptian Coalition for Electoral Observation

On November 28, 2011, the observers of The Egyptian Coalition for Electoral Observation documented the electoral violations in connection with opening the polling stations in Assuit’s Second Constituency. The Egyptian Administrative Court issued a decision providing that the voting is banned until having final decision on the status of one of the candidates, which will be listed as “farmer”. The observers also monitored the electoral bribe in many polling stations. The vote was sold at LE 250 in the Red Sea Governorate and LE 50 in Alexandria. Read the rest of this entry »

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Press release no. 2

November 28th, 2011 by Editor

Preliminary report on the observation mission of the Egyptian Coalition for Electoral Observation

On November 28, 2011, the observers of The Egyptian Coalition for Electoral Observation documented various electoral violations in connection with the existence of non-stamped ballot papers, the same problem that occurred during the constitutional referendum in March 2011. The observers also found thuggish acts in some voting stations. In Al Zawia Al Hamra Voting Center the thugs prevented people from reaching the polling stations. The civil society organizations’ observers were prevented from reaching the voting stations too. Independent candidates and political parties’ candidates went on campaigning inside the voting centers. Candidates of religious political parties are holding campaigning seminars in front of the voting centers.  The observers also noticed electoral bribing in few voting centers, which was familiar before the Egyptian revolution. Read the rest of this entry »

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Press release no. 1

November 28th, 2011 by Editor

Preliminary report on the observation mission of the Egyptian Coalition for Electoral Observation
On November 28, 2011, the marathon of the Egyptian People’s Assembly elections started with the first phase in Cairo, Alexandria, Assuit, Luxor, Port Said, Kafr Al Sheikh, Damietta, Fayoum and Red Sea Governorates. The first phase includes 6591 independent candidates and 590 candidates for the political parties’ lists. The parliamentary elections run in 83 independent candidate constituencies and 46 constituencies for political parties’ lists. The first phase includes 16 constituencies for the political parties’ lists and 28 constituencies for the independent candidates. The phase covered 3294 electoral centers, including 9841 polling stations. 10000 judges are supervising the Egyptian electoral process. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Coalition for Election Observation calls for postponement of the elections

November 24th, 2011 by Editor

On November 24, 2011, the members of the Egyptian Coalition for Election Observation followed up the press conference organized by the High Egyptian Commission for Elections, in which the commission gave the mission of securing the electoral process to the Egyptian Ministry of Interior. Read the rest of this entry »

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The difficulties of obtaining the candidate representatives’ authorizations might cause Invalidity of the election process

November 24th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Coalition for Election Observation and the Egyptian Association for Community Participation Enhancement express worry for the difficulties of obtaining the candidate representatives’ authorizations for the parliamentary elections. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR has received the first batch of the local electoral observer permits

November 22nd, 2011 by Editor

On November 22, 2011, The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) has received the first batch of the local electoral observer permits. EOHR submitted 1644 local observer accreditation applications and received 987, with promises made by the National Council for Human Rights to have the rest of the permits as soon as possible. Read the rest of this entry »

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