Election Observation

Election Observation Independent Election Monitoring Platform was found in 2011 by 48 NGOs working in different thematic areas and cities in Turkey. The platform has no direct or indirect relation with any political party or candidate. The platform monitors and reports the elections in Turkey within the framework of conventions on human rights and democratic standards. Independent Election Monitoring gathers data on the use of equal rights to vote by women, persons with disabilities, LGBTIs, groups with different ethnic and religious identities, illiterate persons, forcibly displaced persons and elder voters. 2014 Presidential Election Observation The Independent Election Monitoring Platform has observed Presidential Election on 10th of August in Turkey. The long-term election observation, including candidate registration, campaign activities, the work of the election administration and relevant state bodies, implementation of the legislative framework and the resolution of election disputes, has been conducted in the frame of international human right standards. The independent observes has observed the Election Day in 13 different provinces including 252 election places and 767 polls in Turkey and abroad. The Presidential Election Observation Report has been published in Turkish. The English version will be published soon. 2014 Local Elections Observation Summary Report Local elections held on 30th of Mach 2014 has been observed in 15 provinces with the participation of 48 NGOs. Because of the contested elections in Ağrı ve Yalova, the number of provinces increased to 17 by observing the reelection process. • 2014 Local Elections Observation Summary Report 2011 Parliamentary Election Observation Summary Report The ‘Independent Election Observation’ that took place with the participation of 46 NGOs during the parliamentary elections of June 12, 2011 is the first activity of its kind focusing on the access to the right to vote and be elected by groups at risk of discrimination. The observation process aimed at identifying the opportunities and conditions under which the right to vote and be elected was exercised by women, disabled persons, people from different ethnic backgrounds, with different religious beliefs, mother tongue and sexual identity, internally displaced persons and illiterate people. Violations occurring during the election process were aimed to be identified and reported. •2011 Parlimentary Election Observation Summary Report

Election Observation

Election Observation Independent Election Monitoring Platform was found in 2011 by 48 NGOs working in different thematic areas and cities in Turkey. The platform has no direct or indirect relation with any political party or candidate. The platform monitors and reports the elections in Turkey within the framework of conventions on human rights and democratic standards. Independent Election Monitoring gathers data on the use of equal rights to vote by women, persons with disabilities, LGBTIs, groups with different ethnic and religious identities, illiterate persons, forcibly displaced persons and elder voters. 2014 Presidential Election Observation The Independent Election Monitoring Platform has observed Presidential Election on 10th of August in Turkey. The long-term election observation, including candidate registration, campaign activities, the work of the election administration and relevant state bodies, implementation of the legislative framework and the resolution of election disputes, has been conducted in the frame of international human right standards. The independent observes has observed the Election Day in 13 different provinces including 252 election places and 767 polls in Turkey and abroad. The Presidential Election Observation Report has been published in Turkish. The English version will be published soon. 2014 Local Elections Observation Summary Report Local elections held on 30th of Mach 2014 has been observed in 15 provinces with the participation of 48 NGOs. Because of the contested elections in Ağrı ve Yalova, the number of provinces increased to 17 by observing the reelection process. • 2014 Local Elections Observation Summary Report 2011 Parliamentary Election Observation Summary Report The ‘Independent Election Observation’ that took place with the participation of 46 NGOs during the parliamentary elections of June 12, 2011 is the first activity of its kind focusing on the access to the right to vote and be elected by groups at risk of discrimination. The observation process aimed at identifying the opportunities and conditions under which the right to vote and be elected was exercised by women, disabled persons, people from different ethnic backgrounds, with different religious beliefs, mother tongue and sexual identity, internally displaced persons and illiterate people. Violations occurring during the election process were aimed to be identified and reported. •2011 Parlimentary Election Observation Summary Report