Failure to announce results by IEBC official
Irregularities with transportation of ballot boxes
No Transport to Deliver Ballot Boxes/Ballot Boxes not Transported to Tallying Centre
Ballot Boxes Destroyed After Announcing Final Results
Protest over declared results
Ballot Papers not Being Counted in a Transparent Manner
Observers or Party Agents not Allowed In The Hall During Vote Counting
Spoilt Ballot Papers not Properly Preserved For Review
Intimidation of Counting Officials & Observers
Error or Omission In Computing or Completing Tally Sheets
Unusually Many Rejected/Spoilt Ballot Papers
Officials Tallying Wrong/Tampered Results
Officials not Reporting Results At Prescribed Time
Party Agent Irregularities
Party agents fail to Agree On Disputed Ballot Papers
Agents Failure to Sign Final Results From Ballot
Agents Decline to Sign Tally Sheet & Decline to Give Reason
Provisional Citizen Result
Polling Station Administration
Polling station logistical issues
Polling Station Access Blocked
Polling Station not Opened/Closed On Time / not Numbered Properly
Design of Polling Station Compromising Secrecy of Ballot
Polling Station not Adequately Lit
Polling Station Closed Before Voting concluded
Missing/Inadequate Voting Materials
Reports of absent or fewer-than-needed ballot boxes, ballots, stations, volunteers, etc.
Ballot Box Irregularities
Ballot Boxes not Sealed at Start of Voting Process
Sealed Ballot Box Tampered With
Non-Voting Materials Placed In Ballot Box
Campaign material in polling station
Any materials (flyers, banners, buttons, clothing, etc.) pertaining to the promotion of a certain candidate or party.
Citizen led initiatives to promote peace
In previous election deployments we have received many reports from people telling us that things are going smoothly.
The police sometimes have community outreach events to promote peace and security during the polls.
Please describe as accurately as possible who was attacked, the physical location of the attack, and where known, the attackers. For an issue to be classified as a security issue, it must involve threats or acts that would damage property or persons.
Including hostage taking.
Including vehicle attacks.
Attacks without weapons (e.g., brawls), knives, or few small arms (e.g., one or two handguns) -- if you can, please differentiate between violent attacks and armed clashes. Armed clashes are more serious.
Attacks with multiple firearms, automatic weapons, or heavy weaponry (mortars, shelling, etc.)
Civil or political unrest explicitly characterized as riots, as well as behavior presented as tumultuous or mob-like. Includes looting, prison uprisings, crowds setting things on fire, general fighting with police (typically by protestors), lynch mob assemblies, ransacking, football riots, and stampedes.
Vandalism and Physical Attacks on Property
Sexual and Gender Based Violence
Rape and other sexual assaults
Including rallies and marches
Presence of a credible perceived threat: unverified reports of violence, corruption, intimidation, looting, etc. Something not personally witnessed, but widespread knowledge or notable 'hearsay.' Please specify source and context.
Mobilisation towards violence
Where concrete step have been taken and violence appears imminent. (If violence has already started, do *not* use this category.
Voter registration irregularities
Register of voters missing
Voters Names Missing From registry
Voters Issued Invalid Ballot Papers
Voter Integrity Irregularities
Voters Voting More Than Once
Voter Identification Kit not Working
Voter Assistance irregularities
Issues with proper identification
Illiterate Voters not Assisted
Unusually Many Assisted Voters/Voter Assister not Taking Oath of Secrecy
Eligible Voters Turned Away/ not allowed to Vote
Ineligible Voters Allowed to Vote
Purchasing of Voters Cards
Absence or insufficient number of IEBC Officials/Staff At Polling Station Opening
Absence or insufficient number of law enforcement officials at Polling Station
Observers/Media Blocked From Entering Polling Station
IEBC Officials not Acting In Accordance to Set Rules
This is for posts that do not fit into any other survey.
Note: Please feel free to flag posts that do not fit into a category with your co-leads in case we would like to add one immediately. We will audit 'Other’ posts to monitor where new surveys should added throughout this project.