The Guide contains election entries for all national-level presidential, parliamentary, and legislative elections. It also has information on important national referenda. Other elections (e.g., local, municipal, mayoral) may also be occasionally included. [according to sie editor`s information]
The ACE Electoral Knowledge Network provides comprehensive and authoritative information on elections, promotes networking among election-related professionals and offers capacity development services. ACE is a joint endeavor of eight partner organizations, all long-term supporters of the Administration and Cost of Elections Project and leaders in the provision of targeted technical assistance in elections management. ... [according to site editor's information]
International IDEA is an intergovernmental organization that supports sustainable democracy worldwide. Its objective is to strengthen democratic institutions and processes.
It acts as a catalyst for democracy building by providing knowledge resources, expertise and a platform for debate on democracy issues. It works together with policy makers, donor governments, UN organizations and agencies, regional organizations and others engaged in democracy building.
* Knowledge resources, in the form of expert networks, databases, handbooks and websites;
* Policy proposals to provoke debate and action on democracy;
* Assistance with democratic reform in response to specific national requests.
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Research papers, some in French, are downloadable....
EISA is non-profit organisation, established 1996 and based in Johannesburg, that strives for credible elections, participatory democracy, human rights culture, and the strengthening of governance institutions. Having field offices in Kinshasa (DR Congo), Antananarivo (Madagascar), Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire), N'djamema (Chad), Khartoum (Sudan), Bujumbura (Burundi), Nairobi (Kenya) and Maputo (Mozambique) its regional focus is no more on Southern Africa alone. EISA works in a number of programme areas, including
* Democracy, conflict management and electoral education
* Elections and political processes
* Balloting and electoral services
* Governance (political partes, APRM, institutions of governance and local governance)
* Online Democracy Encyclopedia
* Research and information (including a specialised library and in house publications).
EISA's work is supported by local, regional and international funding organisations.
A number of reports is downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The mission of the Independent Electoral Commission is to deliver free and fair elections in which all members of the electorate have the ability to make informed choices and exercise their rights to vote for their chosen parties.
The site provides encompassing information on past elections, election legislation, voting and results. Some research papers are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The site contains information of the Commission's background, press releases, voter registration, candidates, preparation efforts, election results and observers. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The mission of the ECN is to supervise and conduct all electoral activities in Namibia: voter registration, registration of parties, nomination of candidates, the organisation and administration of elections and the announcement of election results. The website provides information on election legislation, election procedures and results. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The mission of the Independent Electoral Commission is to assure an independent and efficient electoral process that is based on fairness, transparency and trust. The website provides information on the electoral process, legislation and results of past elections. The reports are downloadable. [editors ilissAfrica]