Electoral Reform

Type: Organization
Name: Electoral Reform
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

What can wait, what can’t

IN recent weeks, the media focus has remained on the Islamabad protests. On occasion, when the news of the sit-ins is not occupying entire front pages of newspapers and dominating TV bulletins, it is army- issued updates on the Operation Zarb-i-Azb that ... [Published DAWN Group - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Smaller Legco districts seen easing out radical lawmakers

The Hong Kong government plans to increase the number of Legislative Council election districts to nine from the current five, RTHK reported, citing unnamed sources.Some members of the pan-democratic camp said the move is intended to ease out radical ... [Published EJ Insights - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Philippine Proposal for Autonomous Muslim Region Faces Challenges

MANILA—A proposal that would give the Philippines’ largest Muslim rebel group the right to self-rule is now in the hands of lawmakers. Efforts to end four decades of conflict that killed 120,000 in the country’s restive Muslim-majority south have progressed ... [Published VOA News - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Janice Atkinson: Delighted at the start of the Ukip migration

GOT THE KETTLE ON: Janice AtkinsonComments (0)LAST week, an historic event took place when the MP Douglas Carswell joined Ukip. I was on holiday in Normandy when I heard the news but I am not surprised, only delighted.I hope there will be more defections ... [Published Folkestone Herald - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Electoral reform: Ten excuses reveal Beijing’s darkest fear

Beijing finally closed the raging debate over political reform in Hong Kong when the  Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress on Aug. 31 approved a conservative proposal for the 2017 chief executive election .The most controversial part of ... [Published EJ Insights - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

2015: FG, others task on special fund for young politicians

Ahead of the 2015 General Elections the Federal Government, political parties and other stakeholders have been urged to immediately set up an endowment fund for young politicians to enhance their participation in the elections.This call was made today ... [Published Daily Trust Nigera - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

IEA To EC: “Maintain And Enforce The N.V.N.V. Rule (No Verification, No Vote)”

In series 4, of the IEA Electoral Reform Project we discuss Recommendation Four (4).Under this, The IEA is calling on the Electoral Commission to maintain and enforce the provision in the electoral regulations which states that “no verification, no v ... [Published Peace FM - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Electoral reform debate continues

MLA representatives in the eastern districts aren’t totally on board with government’s plan to change the way we vote.The response may come as a surprise as both Ezzard Miller and Arden McLean are staunch supporters of single member constituencies. “We’re ... [Published CITN Cayman 27 - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Premier’s Press Statement Regarding Government Motion On Electoral Reform

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (GIS) -- I am very pleased to announce today that the Government will bring a motion to the Legislative Assembly on Wednesday September 10th, 2015, on the subject of One Elector One Vote, and Single Member Electoral district ... [Published CaribSeek - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Electoral reform: Supreme Court to blame for EC’s delay – Kwasi Prempeh

A professor of constitutional law, Prof. H.K Prempeh, has blamed the Supreme Court for the Electoral Commission’s delay in implementing the electoral reforms recommended after last year’s election petition ruling.The Supreme Court, in 2013, dismissed ... [Published Citifmonline - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

IEA: Electoral reform is a must; Election calendar must change

The Institute of Economic Affairs is proposing major electoral reforms ahead of the high-stake 2016 election.Key and most fundamental of the reforms is the change in the electoral calendar to allow for elections to be held on November 7, instead of the ... [Published GhanaWeb - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Electoral reform

Electo­ral reform­s with adapta­tion of electr­onic voting system may preven­t future crisis regard­ing riggin­g in electi­onsISLAMABAD:  Different countries have adopted the electronic voting system, with Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Finland, ... [Published The Express Tribune - Aug 28 2014]

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...In over 20 colleges we have either led or very closely contested with ABVP and NSUI," said an AISA statement. "It is in the remaining 25 and more colleges where we are relatively new and could not transform our presence into votes. This is our immediate target. AISA is growing very fast while ABVP and NSUI have reached a saturation point" it added
He said: "Posterity will judge us unkindly if we, the young people allow ourselves to be consumed by politics of hatred characterized by violence, destruction of property, politics without meaning or politics that will not bring development to our people. The youth should be seen as active change agents in the society and they should abide by principles that will engender democracy in the country."
"Where they perform their duties efficiently, the credibility of the poll is guaranteed but where they are incompetent and act negligently, they compromise the poll and undermine the nation's electoral process.”"
"In fact the same way this government has had to shamefully withdraw from its earlier decision to rename UNILAG as Moshood Abiola University, Lagos-MAULAG-, it won't do anything to immortalize Dr. Adadevoh who did everything to save the nation from the calamitous situation we may have been plunged into."

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Jega comes of age [Published People Daily - 3 hours ago]
AISA cuts into NSUI's vote bank, inches ahead [Published Times of India - Sep 13 2014]
What can wait, what can’t [Published DAWN Group - Sep 13 2014]
Smaller Legco districts seen easing out radical... [Published EJ Insights - Sep 12 2014]
Philippine Proposal for Autonomous Muslim Regio... [Published VOA News - Sep 12 2014]
Janice Atkinson: Delighted at the start of the ... [Published Folkestone Herald - Sep 10 2014]
Electoral reform: Ten excuses reveal Beijing’s ... [Published EJ Insights - Sep 10 2014]
IEA To EC: “Maintain And Enforce The N.V.N.V. R... [Published Peace FM - Sep 09 2014]
2015: FG, others task on special fund for young... [Published Daily Trust Nigera - Sep 09 2014]
Enforce ‘no verification, no vote’ – IEA tells EC [Published Citifmonline - Sep 08 2014]
Term extension 'to change P-Noy image from refo... [Published Philippine Star - Sep 08 2014]
Would compulsory voting work? [Published Toronto Star Online - Sep 06 2014]
IEA recommends stiffer punishment, prison sente... [Published Modern Ghana - Sep 05 2014]
Electoral reform debate continues [Published CITN Cayman 27 - Sep 05 2014]
Alden commits to OMOV [Published Cayman News Service - Sep 04 2014]
Premier’s Press Statement Regarding Government ... [Published CaribSeek - Sep 03 2014]
Speaking in Nuqta-e-Nazar programme, analysts s... [Published Radio Pakistan - Sep 03 2014]
2015: INEC Seeks Support Of Nigerians [Published Leadership - Sep 03 2014]
Lib Dems seek PR in local elections [Published FT.com - UK News - Sep 03 2014]
Durham County Council tenants vote yes to housi... [Published Housing Excellence - Sep 02 2014]
We Can Succeed In 2015 -- INEC [Published Daily Times Nigeria - Sep 01 2014]
Publish well defined electoral programmes-IEA t... [Published Citifmonline - Sep 01 2014]
IEA proposes electoral reforms [Published Citifmonline - Aug 31 2014]
Electoral reform: Supreme Court to blame for EC... [Published Citifmonline - Aug 29 2014]
Somaliland Turns To University Of Notre Dame [Published Somaliland Times - Aug 29 2014]
BBC News - China media: Hong Kong's political f... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 28 2014]
IEA: Electoral reform is a must; Election calen... [Published GhanaWeb - Aug 28 2014]
Eco storm clouds loom as Italy embarks on 1,000... [Published Westside Eldos - Aug 28 2014]
Electoral reform [Published The Express Tribune - Aug 28 2014]
Outrage Over Jonathan's Failure to Halt Own Ele... [Published Individual.com - Aug 27 2014]
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CCHR Outcome report - Workshop for youth on ele... [Published Khmerization - Aug 19 2014]
Dear all,The Cambodian Center for Human Rights ("CCHR") releases today – 19 August 2014 – an Outcome Report: Workshop for Youth on Electoral Reform (the "Outcome Report"). As the two main political parties, the Cambodian People's Party (“CPP”) and the ...
Report #6 on the Six Californias Signature Veri... [Published Calitics - Front Page - Aug 09 2014]
Alameda County finally reported their raw signature count! According to Friday's update from the SoS, they had 51,366 raw signatures (a collection rate of 6.4%, the same as the state average), bringing the total raw signature count up to 1,134,746. ...
Report #4 on the Six Californias Signature Veri... [Published Calitics - Front Page - Aug 06 2014]
It's a slow news day on the Six Californias signature verification front. (You can find my previous updates here , here , and here .) According to Tuesday's report from the SoS , a total of eight signatures were collected in Alpine County, of which ...
Recommendations from final report on presidenti... [Published OSCE All top stories - Jul 15 2014]
KYIV, 15 July 2014 – Electoral reform in Ukraine and follow-up to recommendations made in the final report of the election observation mission sent by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) for the 2014 early presidential ...
780,000 Hong Kongers Vote on Electoral Reform [Published WSJ.com Video - Digits - Jun 30 2014]
Organizers of Hong Kong's mock poll for electoral reform say nearly 800,000 people came to vote. The WSJ’s Ramy Inocencio speaks with University of Hong Kong's Deputy Law Department Director Simon Young who says final results are “very significant.” ...
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