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Thematic Dossier XXI: The aftermath of the 2018 Afghan parliamentary elections

AAN Team

Two months after Afghanistan’s parliamentary elections on 20 October 2018, a final result is still not in view. Afghanistan’s electoral institutions remain deep in their drawn out counting phase. A number of delays have made the original plan to announce a final result yesterday, on 20 December 2018, obsolete. To maintain an overview over post-elections […]

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Afghan election results sorted out behind closed doors


Stars and Stripes, 16 April 2014 "As the glow of a successful presidential election fades, a picture is emerging of key post-election procedures taking place in secret and independent observers being kept in the dark while votes are counted and thrown out for irregularities" writes the US daily. And quotes AAN's Martine van Bijlert: Martine […]

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Abdullah, Ghani lead in partial Afghan vote tally


AP/Miami Herald, 13 April 2014 AAN's Martine van Bijlert is quoted here on the publication of first partial results of the Afghan presidential election:  "The results match what I think the mood has been over the last few days," said Martine van Bijlert, co-director of the independent research group Afghanistan Analysts Network. "We've got two […]

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Elections 2014 (7): An emerging mixed picture

Martine van Bijlert

It is four days after the election. The country is generally still in a good mood after a poll that went much better than expected. At the same time, a more complete picture is emerging and it is, unsurprisingly, mixed. Alongside a robust genuine and determined vote, there are indications of significant irregularities: old patterns of intimidation, ballot-stuffing, and ‘ghost polling stations’ in […]

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Los precedentes de fraude ponen en alerta a los candidatos en Afganistán


El País (blog), 4 April 2014 Angeles Espinosa quotes AAN's Martine van Bijlert in her blog about electoral fraud patterns in Afghanistan: “El asunto no es si habrá fraude, sino cómo de grave y de partidista es, y qué consecuencias políticas tiene”, estima la analista Martine van Bijlert del Afghanistan Analysts Network (AAN). … “Nadie sabe cuántos votantes hay, […]

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