Electoral Reform

Type: Organization
Name: Electoral Reform
Publicerad Aug 01 2014 - uppdaterad Aug 01 2014 - 1 rapporter

NGOs offer own reform package

A coalition of NGOs yesterday issued proposed drafts of a new constitutional amendment governing the National Election Committee, with one signatory saying the drafts, if implemented, would establish a “minimum” threshold of independence and transparency ... [Published Phnom Penh Post - Aug 01 2014]
Publicerad Jul 31 2014 - uppdaterad Jul 31 2014 - 1 rapporter

Will PNoy revamp Cabinet?

MANILA -- With only two years left before his term ends, will President Benigno Aquino III make changes in his Cabinet?Ramon Casiple, a political analyst and executive director of the Institute for Political & Electoral Reform, said some current members ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Jul 31 2014]
Publicerad Jul 31 2014 - uppdaterad Jul 31 2014 - 1 rapporter

NAMIBIA TO CONSIDER AMENDMENTS TO CONSTITUTION

WINDHOEK, July 31 (NNN-NAMPA) -- A Bill to amend Namibia's Constitution will be tabled in the National Assembly Thursday, which will provide for, among other things, run-offs for presidential elections and the creation of a post of vice-president to be ... [Published NAM News Network - Jul 31 2014]
Publicerad Jul 29 2014 - uppdaterad Jul 29 2014 - 1 rapporter

Swanu says will vote against Constitutional Amendment Bill

Written by Sawi Hausiku on 29 July 2014.WINDHOEK, 29 JUL (NAMPA) - Swanu of Namibia has proposed that Parliament only discuss changes to the Electoral Reform Bill and not amendments to the country’s Constitution, both of which will be tabled next wee ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 29 2014]
Publicerad Jul 29 2014 - uppdaterad Jul 29 2014 - 1 rapporter

Election plans are open to change: Lam

Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor wrote in an article for The Wall Street Journal that many skeptics say or believe that the 2017 electoral arrangements are final."They have therefore adopted a `now or never' or `all or nothing' approach," she said, adding that ... [Published Hong Kong Standard - Jul 29 2014]
Publicerad Jul 27 2014 - uppdaterad Jul 28 2014 - 1 rapporter

The Rules for Hong Kong Electoral Reform

The central government has lived up to its commitments to the territory's people. ... [Published WSJ.com: What's News Asia - Jul 27 2014]
Publicerad Jul 27 2014 - uppdaterad Jul 28 2014 - 1 rapporter

Homegrown Philippine church centenary draws up to 2m

Some of the faithful waited overnight in the pouring Manila rain to attend the celebration Bocaue: As many as two million people gathered in the Philippine capital on Sunday to mark the 100th anniversary of a powerful homegrown church, showcasing the ... [Published Gulf News - Jul 27 2014]
Publicerad Jul 28 2014 - uppdaterad Jul 28 2014 - 1 rapporter

Why Televised Election Debate Is Important

DEMOCRACY is a government of the people, by the people and for the people. This is why persons within any community who aspire to lead is expected to put across its programmes and polices to the people on the basis of which the electorates will decide ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 28 2014]
Publicerad Jul 26 2014 - uppdaterad Jul 27 2014 - 1 rapporter

Zimbabwe Urged to Reform Parties Finance Law

WASHINGTON —The Election Resource Centre says Zimbabwe must reform the Political Parties (Finance) Act as it disadvantages smaller parties that fail to garner significant votes in national polls.In an article published in its Electoral Reform Series, ... [Published VOA News - Jul 26 2014]
Publicerad Jul 15 2014 - uppdaterad Jul 15 2014 - 1 rapporter

Electoral reform debate rages on

The One Man, One Vote (OMOV) debate continues to rage on. Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin says there’s “a distinct possibility” electoral reform may not happen before the country goes to the polls in 2017.Those who want the change are not entirely taken ... [Published CITN Cayman 27 - Jul 15 2014]
Publicerad Jul 15 2014 - uppdaterad Jul 15 2014 - 1 rapporter

Big Story: Electoral reform future questioned

Electoral reform before the next election is looking less and less likely as time rolls on. The premier says at the moment there is no consensus within his team on what that voting change should look like.Kent McTaggart, an ardent proponent for OMOV, ... [Published CITN Cayman 27 - Jul 15 2014]
Publicerad Jul 12 2014 - uppdaterad Jul 12 2014 - 1 rapporter

Electoral reform in limbo

Electoral reform may not be in the cards before the next national vote. So says the premier who says his top priority is keeping the government together.He says the idea of switching to one man one vote or single member constituencies is something on ... [Published CITN Cayman 27 - Jul 12 2014]

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"He talks to individual members of the Cabinet when the time calls for it. he may not publicly show admonition or correction, but believe me, he does" Almendras said
"They have therefore adopted a `now or never' or `all or nothing' approach," she said, adding that it should be possible to further amend electoral arrangements in the future, for example, by improving broad representativeness of the nominating committee or the "democratic procedures" to nominate chief executive candidates for selection by universal suffrage. It is the first time a senior official has publicly highlighted the specific parts of the electoral arrangement for talks."
Mohammad Naeem Asghari, a program manager at the Free and Fair Election Foundation of Afghanistan (FEFA) said that, "the election is a national process and a global phenomenon as well. So holding a free and fair election needs to be according to the international standards, not according to the deference demands of a particular person and groups."

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NGOs offer own reform package [Published Phnom Penh Post - Aug 01 2014]
Will PNoy revamp Cabinet? [Published ABS-CBN News - Jul 31 2014]
NAMIBIA TO CONSIDER AMENDMENTS TO CONSTITUTION [Published NAM News Network - Jul 31 2014]
Swanu says will vote against Constitutional Ame... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 29 2014]
Penrith votes 2:1 in favour of a Town Council [Published Cumbria Crack - Jul 29 2014]
Election plans are open to change: Lam [Published Hong Kong Standard - Jul 29 2014]
Why televised election debate is important [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Jul 28 2014]
Why Televised Election Debate Is Important [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 28 2014]
Aquino Faces Congress in Bid to Renew Presidenc... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 28 2014]
The Rules for Hong Kong Electoral Reform [Published WSJ.com: What's News Asia - Jul 27 2014]
Homegrown Philippine church centenary draws up ... [Published Gulf News - Jul 27 2014]
Why Afghanistan's National Unity Government Is ... [Published Afghanistan News Center - Jul 26 2014]
Zimbabwe Urged to Reform Parties Finance Law [Published VOA News - Jul 26 2014]
Millions expected at INC’s 100th anniversary ce... [Published Manila Bulletin - Jul 26 2014]
Powerful Philippine Christian church celebrates... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 26 2014]
33-member electoral reforms committee formally ... [Published South Asian News Agency - Jul 26 2014]
NA speaker constitutes parliamentary committee ... [Published Pakistan Today - Jul 25 2014]
Aquino’s legacy at stake as anti-corruption dri... [Published Oman Observer - Jul 25 2014]
33 member electoral reform committee finalised [Published The Express Tribune - Jul 25 2014]
NA Speaker constitutes 33 member committee on e... [Published Associated Press of Pakistan - Jul 25 2014]
Down to the power of one [Published Phnom Penh Post - Jul 25 2014]
After Jailing, Mu Sochua ‘More Determined’ [Published Voice of America - Jul 24 2014]
Filipino church flexes political muscle [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jul 22 2014]
Speaker National Assembly approves names for El... [Published Dunya News - Jul 19 2014]
Electoral reform: Imran’s party approved CEC, w... [Published The Express Tribune - Jul 19 2014]
Philippines' pork barrel scandal may hit reforms [Published Asiaone - Jul 19 2014]
Selection of National Leaders – Why introduce b... [Published National Solidarity Party Singapore - Jul 18 2014]
Cabinet agrees to proceed with tenant vote in D... [Published Noodls - Jul 18 2014]
I Didn’t Do Anything Behind Kutigi – Prof Akinyemi [Published Leadership - Jul 18 2014]
2015: Nigerians prefer soldiers’ deployment for... [Published Daily Trust Nigera - Jul 17 2014]
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