Cameroon Presidential Election, 9 October 2011

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Cameroon Presidential Election, 9 October 2011
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Series Title: Commonwealth Election Reports
Publication date: 15 April 2012
Size: 297mm x 210mm
ISBN: 978-1-84929-078-4
Pages: 37

The Report of the Commonwealth Expert Team for the Cameroon Presidential Elections, held on 9 October 2011. The Group was led by Mr Frederick Mitchell MP, former Foreign Affairs Minister for The Bahamas, and was comprised of six experts in total.

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Letter of Transmittal 1. Introduction Terms of Reference Activities 2. Political Background Brief Historical Context Recent Political Developments The Presidential Candidates 3. The Electoral Framework and Election Administration The Legal Framework for the Elections Constitutional Background Election Administration Appointment of Electoral Board Members and the Director General Electoral Commissions Voter Registration Candidate Eligibility and Nomination Issues and Recommendations 4. The Election Campaign and Media Election Campaign Media Coverage and the Election Media Freedom State-owned Media and the Campaign Barriers to Editorial Freedom Public Interest in the Campaign Process Issues and Recommendations 5. Voting, Counting and Results Background Observations on Polling Day Issues and Recommendations 6. Conclusions and Recommendations Conclusions Recommendations Annexes Annex 1 – Commonwealth News Release and Biographies of the Team Annex 2 – Deployment Plan Annex 3 – Post-election Press Release Annex 4 – List of Private Radio Stations Operating in Cameroon=