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28 May 2015 description

The reports are the product of longitudinal assessments of the management of elections in Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, with particular emphasis on each country’s EMB. They analyse the development of each country’s EMB over time, evaluating its strength and performance based on indices that are comparable to other similar bodies in the region. The studies provide an important context within which to review the evolution of EMBs in ongoing discussions about transforming the state through constitutional and legal reform.

05 Oct 2010 description

A new report declares that urgent efforts to implement election legislation are needed if upcoming elections are to be considered free and fair

(Kampala 5 October 2010) Uganda's Electoral Commission's independence and effectiveness is being questioned, four months before February 2011 presidential and parliamentary elections. A major new report released today finds that there is a widespread opinion that the EC is biased, and lacks the powers necessary to unable it to conduct free and fair elections.