From the opening of the polling stations to the counting of the votes, the election day remains the tip of the iceberg, but is crucial for the overall credibility of any electoral process.

PACE, Election Observation and Interparliamentary Cooperation Division:


Congress, Observation of Local and Regional Elections:

  • Election observation reports including recommendations approved by the Monitoring Committee and adopted at Congress Plenary Sessions
  • Follow-up on recommendations: reports on recurring and transversal thematic issues and post-electoral dialogue

European Commission for Democracy Through Law (Venice Commission):

  • Principles for a fundamental rights-compliant use of digital technologies in electoral processes - CDLAD(2020)037
  • Digital technologies and elections CDLAD(2019)016

Information Society Department: