Local Elections in Moldova 2019
Type of election: Local elections
Type of mission: Limited election observation mission (LEOM)
Head of mission: Dritan Taulla
Deputy head of mission: Pierre Peytier
Long-term observers: 8
On 15 September 2019, the European Network of Election Monitoring Organizations (ENEMO) deployed an International Election Observation Mission (IEOM) to Moldova to observe the General Local Elections of 2019.
In addition to the 5 Core Team members based in Chisinau, ENEMO accredited 8 Long term observers (LTOs) and deployed them in teams of two in Chisinau, Balti, Orhei, and Comrat on 26 September. Over the duration of the mission, ENEMO long-term observers conducted 612 meetings, 175 with election management bodies, 112 with political parties, 143 with electoral candidates, 84 with state officials, 34 with media and 64 with domestic civil society organizations, in addition to observing 38 campaign activities (meetings or rallies). Additionally, the Core Team has observed all sessions of the Central Election Commission during the deployment period, and conducted meetings with international and domestic stakeholders at the central level.
The mission monitored and assessed the overall political and electoral environment, respect for the rights to elect and stand for election, conduct of election management bodies, campaigning, gender equity, voting and tabulation processes, electoral dispute resolutions and other crucial aspects of the process, based on international standards for democratic elections and the national legal framework of Moldova.
ENEMO’s international observation mission for the 20 October 2019 General Local Elections in Moldova is financially supported by the European Union, Sweden and the Embassy of the Netherlands.
26 February, Chisinau - Round table ''Findings and recommendations from ENEMO IEOMs in Moldova and promoting a comprehensive review of the electoral legislation'' video
Findings and recommendations from ENEMO IEOMs in Moldova and promoting a comprehensive review of the electoral legislation
ENEMO assesses that the mayoral run-off elections were conducted in an overall efficient manner, mostly in line with Moldovan legislation and international standards
ENEMO IEOM to Moldova will organize a press conference on Tuesday, 05 Nov, 2019 to present its Preliminary Statement
ENEMO assesses that elections were held in a calm and generally competitive environment, despite legal shortcomings in the Electoral Code
ENEMO IEOM to Moldova will organize a press conference on Tuesday, 22 Oct, 2019 to present its Preliminary Statement
ENEMO is deploying 8 Long-Term Observers to observe the 20 October Local Elections in Moldova
ENEMO IEOM to Moldova for the Local Elections 2019 will organize the first press conference on Monday, 30 September 2019 at 11 AM
Head of the ENEMO IEOM to Moldova met with the Deputy Head of Central Election Commission
ENEMO has deployed an International Election Observation Mission (IEOM) in Moldova for the Local Election 2019