Bye-Elections: Low Turnout, Commercialization of Votes, Assault on Voting Rights underlines the need to Prioritize Electoral Reforms

Bye-Elections: Low Turnout, Commercialization of Votes, Assault on Voting Rights underlines the need to Prioritize Electoral Reforms Introduction The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on December 5, 2020 conducted bye-elections into Six Senatorial Districts (Bayelsa Central, Bayelsa West, Imo North, Plateau South, Cross-River North and Lagos East Senatorial District) and nine state constituencies ((Kosofe II…

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Yiaga Africa Pre-election Statement on the December 5, 2020 Bye-Elections

 Yiaga Africa Pre-election Statement on the December 5, 2020 Bye-Elections Friday, December 4 2020   Introduction Yiaga Africa has deployed citizens election observers to observe  the rescheduled bye-elections scheduled for Saturday December 5, 2020 in six senatorial districts; (Bayelsa Central, Bayelsa West, Imo North, Plateau South, Cross-River North, and Lagos East Senatorial District) and nine…

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Process and Results Verification Statement on the 2020 Ondo Governorship Election

Introduction On October 10, 2020, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) conducted the 2020 Ondo governorship election. Yiaga Africa Watching The Vote (WTV) deployed its Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) methodology to ensure the integrity and sanctity of the ballot were protected and guaranteed. Six hundred (600) stationary observers were deployed in pairs to a representative…

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Ondo 2020 Election: Yiaga Africa Watching The Vote Pre-election Observation Report

As political activities gather momentum ahead of the October 10 Ondo governorship election, Yiaga Africa Watching The Vote is observing the political environment and conduct of political stakeholders as part of its Pre-Election Observation. The Pre-Election Observation commenced in August 2020 with the deployment of Long-Term Observers (LTOs) in all eighteen LGAs of the state.…

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