Commonwealth Observer Group

Series title: Commonwealth Election Reports
Publication date: 26 July 2016
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

The report of the Commonwealth Observer Group for Uganda presidential election held on 18 February 2016, chaired by former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo. The group concluded that Uganda has fallen well short of meeting many of the key democratic benchmarks for the conduct of credible elections.

Series title: Commonwealth Election Reports
Publication date: 30 April 2015
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

These were important elections in Sri Lanka as an incumbent president was seeking an unprecedented third term in office under a recent constitutional amendment. The group found that the outcome election reflected the will of the people of Sri Lanka, but the electoral contest did not comply with all the key benchmarks for democratic elections.

Series title: Commonwealth Election Reports
Publication date: 30 April 2015
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

The 2014 election was significant as it was the first general election held after the withdrawal of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands. The group found that the election demonstrated commitment to democratic values and principles, although it noted that political representation of women remained disappointingly low.

Series title: Commonwealth Election Reports
Publication date: 22 October 2014
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

The report of the Commonwealth Observer Group for Malawi tripartite elections held on 20 May 2014. The mission was chaired by Lt Gen Mompati Sebogodi Merafhe, former Vice-President of Botswana and was comprised of 11 members in total.

Series title: Commonwealth Election Reports
Publication date: 15 July 2014
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

The report of the Commonwealth Observer Group for Maldives parliamentary election held on 22 March 2014. The Group was chaired by Bruce Golding, the former Prime Minister of Jamaica, and was comprised of 7 members in total.

Series title: Commonwealth Election Reports
Publication date: 24 February 2014
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

The report of the Commonwealth Observer Group for Maldives’s presidential election held on 7 September, the re-run election held on 9 November, and the run-off election held on 16 November 2013. The Group was chaired by Dr Lawrence Gonzi, former Prime Minister of Malta, and was comprised of 17 members in total.

Series title: Commonwealth Election Reports
Publication date: 14 May 2013
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

The Report of the Commonwealth Observer Group for the Kenya elections, held 4 March 2013. The Group was led by HE Mr Festus Mogae, former President of Botswana.

Series title: Commonwealth Election Reports
Publication date: 12 March 2013
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

The Report of the Commonwealth Observer Group for the Sierra Leone National and Local Council Elections, held 17 November 2012. The Group was led by Olara Otunnu, former Foreign Prime Minister of Uganda, and comprised nine eminent persons in total.

Series title: Commonwealth Election Reports
Publication date: 12 March 2013
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

The Report of the Commonwealth Observer Group for the Ghana Presidential and Parliamentary elections, held 7 December 2012. The Group was led by HE Dr Pakalitha Mosisili, MP, former Prime Minister of Lesotho, and comprised thirteen eminent persons in total.

Series title: Commonwealth Election Reports
Publication date: 27 December 2012
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

The Report of the Commonwealth Observer Group for the Papua New Guinea National Elections, held June–July 2012. The Group was led by Mr Nipake Edward Natapei, former Prime Minister for Vanuatu, and comprised 8 eminent persons in total.

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