Common Cause Public Foundation (PF), as part of its observation, studied the financing of election campaigns in the cities of Bishkek and Osh, since the transparency of cash flows in political parties and their influence on election results are important and prepared an analysis of the formation and spending of election funds for parties that overcame the 7% barrier cities of Bishkek and Osh.
The Common Cause Public Foundation has prepared a preliminary report on the results of long-term observation of the preparation and conduct of the repeat elections of deputies to city councils in the cities of Bishkek, Osh and Tokmok, scheduled for July 11, 2021
We note that the Foundation also faced several problems due to the growing incidence of COVID-19 and limited resources, was forced to apply some restrictions in its work. Despite the difficult epidemiological conditions, the Foundation decided to conduct full observation of the pre-election period and limited observation on election day at the repeated elections of deputies to city councils in the three above-mentioned cities.
The Common Cause Public Foundation (hereinafter - the Foundation) has prepared the final report on the results of observation of the preparation and conduct of elections of deputies to local councils of the Kyrgyz Republic (KR) held on April 11, 2021
Under nonpartisan observation of the elections to local keneshes, which took place on April 11, 2021, the Public Foundation «Common Cause» monitors the situation on the lists of candidates, what they were before registration and on which lists the mandates were distributed among the deputies after the voting day.
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.
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.
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.
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.