July 4, 2014
by Dominic Yobbi
The European Union (EU) on Thursday called on Afghanistan to conduct a more extensive investigation into vote-rigging in their presidential election. Observers involved with the EU specifically stated that other aspects of the election should be investigated, such an uncharacteristically high ...[read more]
June 22, 2014
by Julie Deisher
Afghanistan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah announced on Wednesday that he has suspended his campaign's cooperation with Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission (IEC) and the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC), alleging fraud by the IEC. Hundreds of Abdullah's ...[read more]
May 12, 2014
by Nicholas Tomsho
The Indonesian Constitutional Court (MK) on Monday established three panels to review disputes regarding the country's April 9 legislative elections. The MK and the General Elections Commission (KPU) formed the panels in expectation of challenges to the election results, announced by the KPU on ...[read more]
April 13, 2014
by Elizabeth LaForgia
Afghanistan's Independent Election Complaints Commission (IECC) said on Sunday that there have been more more incidents of serious fraud reported in the April presidential election than the previous election in 2009, when more than a million suspect votes were thrown out. The April 5 vote has ...[read more]
April 9, 2014
by Peter Snyder
An Afghan election official from the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) warned in a news conference Wednesday that Saturday's national election may may have suffered a degree of fraud. According to IECC spokesperson Nadir Mohsini In the 48-hour period for filing complaints after ...[read more]
October 7, 2013
by Peter Snyder
The investigation into allegations that former French president Nicolas Sarkozy exploited L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt into donating illicit election campaign funds has been dropped, according to Monday reports. Bettencourt's accountant had stated she had passed ?150,000 to Sarkozy's UM... ...[read more]
September 25, 2013
by Elizabeth LaForgia
A French appeals court ruled Tuesday that an investigation may proceed into allegations that former president Nicolas Sarkozy exploited aging L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt into donating election campaign funds. A panel of judges for the Court of Appeals of Bordeaux denied a motion brought by ...[read more]
September 11, 2013
by Michael Muha
JURIST Guest Columnist Drew F. Cohen, a clerk for the Constitutional Court of South Africa, discusses the consequences of the Southern African Development Community endorsing Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe's re-election...Despite requests from Botswana to open an investigation into voter fraud, ...[read more]
March 17, 2013
by Clay Flaherty
JURIST Guest Columnist George Kegoro of the International Commission of Jurists argues that the results of the 2013 presidential election in Kenya are unavoidably marred by technological failures and the shortcomings of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commissions...Now that Kenya has ...[read more]
December 12, 2012
by Brandon Gatto
The New Patriotic Party of Ghana (NPP) on Tuesday announced its plan to challenge the country's presidential election results after alleging that the victory of incumbent president John Dramani Mahama was due to fraud. Though Mahama was declared the winner of Ghana's December 7 election with 50.7 ...[read more]

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