Election campaigns are the culmination of the contest between candidates and parties. Fair access to media and social networks and fair funding are essential preconditions for a democratic election and for voters to form their opinions freely.

Information Society Department:

Group of States Against Corruption (GRECO):

Congress – Observation of Local and Regional Elections:

  • The Congress observes the electoral campaign, reports back in election observation reports and follow up reports on recurring and transversal thematic issues and post-electoral dialogue

Parliamentary Assembly – Election Observation and Interparliamentary Co-operation Division:

  • Electoral campaigns are observed during missions for parliamentary and presidential elections, as well as referendums.

European Commission for Democracy Through Law (Venice Commission):