European Union External Action

EU election observation mission to El Salvador in 2009

18/03/2009 - 16:02
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At the invitation of the Government of El Salvador, the European Union established a mission to observe their legislative elections of 18 January and presidential elections of 15 March 2009.

Luís Yáñez-Barnuevo García, a Spanish Member of the European Parliament, was Chief Observer.

The observers were deployed throughout the country. They met government and electoral officials, candidates and political parties, civil society representatives and the media.