International Observers

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Zimbabwean Presidential Election, 2008 - SADC Emergency Meeting - Announcement of Results, Run-up To The Second Round
... and said that "any second round must be free, fair and open to international monitors" ... Minister Brown said on 6 May that "there must at least be an immediate end to violence and international observers must be put in place now, well ahead of the vote itself", if it was "to be considered free and fair" ... On 7 May the Pan African Parliament (PAP) Observer Mission said that the ZEC had long lost control of the electoral process and its constitutional obligation has been gravely compromised ...
Venezuelan Constitutional Referendum, 2009 - Reaction - International - International Observers
... Around 100 international observers were accredited to observe the vote, but neither the Organization of American States nor the European Union had official ... Observers from Latin American nations, European Parliament members, and European academics said that the ballot had been free and fair ... In April 2009 NACLA reported that its observers had found that "the voting in Venezuela’s 2009 referendum was, overall, fair, transparent, and clean." ...
Apartheid In South Africa - Final Years of Apartheid - 1994 Election
... International observers agreed that the elections were free and fair ... irregularities, ignored by the international observers ... In particular, it expressed disquiet that "no international observers had been allowed to be present at the crucial stage of the count when party representatives ...

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    An ... important antidote to American democracy is American gerontocracy. The positions of eminence and authority in Congress are allotted in accordance with length of service, regardless of quality. Superficial observers have long criticized the United States for making a fetish of youth. This is unfair. Uniquely among modern organs of public and private administration, its national legislature rewards senility.
    John Kenneth Galbraith (b. 1908)