Observing the 2001 Nicaraguan elections

final report
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Carter Center , Atlanta, GA
Elections -- Nicaragua., Election monitoring -- Nicaragua., Nicaragua -- Politics and government --


Nicaragua, Nicar

Statementby David R. Dye with Shelley A. McConnell.
SeriesSpecial report series, Special report (Emory University. Carter Center)
ContributionsMcConnell, Shelley A., Emory University. Carter Center.
LC ClassificationsJL1618 .D94 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3730689M
LC Control Number2003385124

THE CARTER CENTER 2 OBSERVING THE NICARAGUAN ELECTIONS NDI FOREWORD T he Carter Center has broad experience in observing elections around the world, but the depth and duration of our engagement in Nicaragua make it a special case. A TEAM OF SEVENTY-EIGHT OAS electoral observers fanned out across Nicaragua last November to monitor that country's hotly contested general elections.

On election day, Secretary General Cesar Gaviria noted the long lines of voters patiently waiting at the polls--turnout was around 80 percent--and said the high participation showed the country's.

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Post-Election Statement The Carter Center Mission to Observe the Elections in Nicaragua Managua November 7, Nicaraguans went to the polls in large numbers Sunday, November 4 to elect a new president and vice president, members of the National Assembly, and representatives to the Central American Parliament.

Thursday, Nov. 1, In Managua, [email protected] Bulletin The Carter Center Mission to Observe the Elections in Nicaragua 1 November As the election campaign comes to a close and Nicaraguans enter a period of reflection in.

"Learning Democracy makes a powerful and convincing argument that the electorate in Nicaragua over the period made a deliberate, reasoned choice as it confronted three different presidential elections.

This is a landmark work in the area of analyzing vote choice in a Latin American democratizing context on the basis of extensive. General elections were held in Nicaragua on 4 November Enrique Bolaños of the Constitutionalist Liberal Party (PLC) was elected president, with Daniel Ortega losing his third successive presidential election.

The Constitutionalist Liberal Party also won the parliamentary elections, receiving over half the vote and 52 of the 92 seats. For its part, the European Union was able to negotiate an agreement with the CSE to observe the elections in agreement with the Declaration of Principles on International Electoral Observation and it has fielded 10 experts to Nicaragua and is organizing over 70 short- and long-term observers.

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Macías, informed the Nicaraguan authorities that COPA was available and interested in organizing a delegation of parliamentarians to travel to Nicaragua to observe the elections. In an electronic mail message dated October 3,the Supreme Electoral Council of.

The National Assembly (Asamblea Nacional) consists of 90 deputies elected from party lists drawn at the department and national level, plus the outgoing president and the runner-up in the presidential race, for a total of In the elections, the Sandinista National Liberation Front won 63 seats (securing a majority), the Independent Liberal Party won 27 seats, and the Constitutionalist.

Elections in Nicaragua gives information on elections and election results in Nicaragua. The Republic of Nicaragua elects on national level a head of state – the president – and a President of Nicaragua and his or her vice-president are elected on one ballot for a five-year term by the people.

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of Nicaraguans dead. WFP delegations observe and report about the effects of U.S. policy in several Latin American and Caribbean countries. A delegation was formed to observe the Nicaraguan elections this year because of rampant and clearly threatening U.S.

Former president Jimmy Carter is monitoring Nicaragua's presidential elections. This is President Carter's fourth time monitoring Nicaraguan elections with the.

Third, we are funding foreign and Nicaraguan election observers to monitor and report on voting throughout the country to ensure an honest and smooth election.

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This includes funding for approximately 6, observers from Nicaraguan NGO's, such as Etica y Transparencia, a well regarded local organization, also active in observing the C P IN 1. P S G A P R Fi 2. Sc U C G E E E C 3. C In S C 4. R Eq R VI out the basic procedural principles underlying the election process (e.g.

"howto" observe elections), these guidelines are more substantial, setting out what should be the actual content of an election process (e.g. "what to" observe inan election). Nicaragua’s Presidential Elections. Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega leads the polls ahead of November 5 presidential elections and appears on the verge of an extraordinary political comeback.

To the Editors. Leiken is correct in redirecting attention on the Nicaraguan elections [NYR, December 5, ], not only because “they remain poorly understood,” but also because the legitimacy of the present regime is dependent on an evaluation of what happened as part of the electoral Leiken’s interpretation, however, is singular among those who were present in.

In JulyPresident George W. Bush pledged $ million in addition to the $ million the United States has already committed to the Nicaraguan elections. Richard also observed the Nicaraguan election for HI, and Booth the and Nicaraguan elections for the Latin American Studies Association (LASA).

We thank various other observers of the Nicaraguan election who have contributed to our under- standing of events, including Thomas W. Walker, Judy Butler, Jack Spence, and George.

Get this from a library. Electoral democracy under international pressure: the report of the Latin American Studies Association Commission to Observe the Nicaraguan Election.

[Latin American Studies Association. Commission to Observe the Nicaraguan Election.;]. The Looming Tower by Lawrence WrightA well-deserved Pulitzer prize winner.

It’s a potted history of how the world reached the point where the 9/11 plot could be. Nicaraguan elections of November Introduction The Nicaragua Network sent a delegation of academics and representatives of human rights and solidarity groups to Nicaragua Juneto investigate the role of the US government in Nicaragua™s presidential election scheduled for November 5, The Nicara.

I like politics. She was perfectly positioned to observe part of the election process to which the rest of us did not have access. So, of course, I was always going to like this book. What gave it added value was not only the typical depth and direction of her ruminations but their pertinence to subsequent elections and political s:   A year after agreeing to free elections, Nicaragua’s leftist Sandinista government loses at the polls.

The elections brought an end to more than a. Nicaraguan aid to leftist rebels in El Salvador prompted the US to sponsor anti-Sandinista contra guerrillas through much of the s.

After losing free and fair elections in, andformer Sandinista President Daniel ORTEGA was elected president in. (Nicaragua Election Was Neither Free Nor Honest, Ex-Contra Leader Charges, Los Angeles Times, Map. B5.) B5.) Dennis Marker of Witness for Peace, observed that "what we've learned is that the U.S.

is willing to k people, to maim tens of thousands of others, and to completely destroy an economy in order to get a sovereign. Confirmation of the Organization of American State’s intention to send a small electoral observation team for Nicaragua’s November 5 th local elections generated widely different reactions from the Nicaraguan opposition.

In a terse communiqué given out on Monday morning, Septem the OEA confirmed that they will observe the municipal elections according to the “signed agreements.

United States and provides context for Nicaraguas controversial November 6,elections. After its civil war ended, Nicaragua began to establish a democratic government in the early s.

Its institutions remained weak, however, and they have become increasingly politicized since the. If the election in Nicaragua is fair, honest and free from disruption, it will open the way to national reconciliation and economic reconstruction.

The international observer missions thus bear a. To the Editor: ''Going Through the Motions in Nicaragua'' (Week in Review, Nov. 4) is an example of the distorted United States press coverage of the recent elections in Nicaragua.

Violeta Barrios de Chamorro fromer Nicaraguan President speaks 10 January in Managua Nicaragua during the presentation of the book Estirpe 6/23/San Jose Costa RicaMembers of the new Sandinistaled provisional government meet the press .Fifty million dollars in Nicaragua, a country of million people as of the mid to late s, is equivalent to $3, in the United States, a country in of nearly million inhabitants.

Over billion dollars! During the U.S. presidential elections, Bush and Dukakis received $ million each in federal campaign financing.The Nicaragua Network sent a delegation of academics and activists to Nicaragua June, to investigate the role of the US government in Nicaragua’s presidential election scheduled for November 6,most particularly the role of so-called “democracy promotion” programs.

The Nicaragua Network.