The European Union Election Observation Mission in Paraguay 2018 issued its preliminary statement on the 22 April general elections.
On 22 April, Paraguayans voted in six elections to elect the president and vice-president, the Congress (Senate and Chamber of Deputies), governors, members of departmental assemblies and Parlasur representatives. Voting took place in an organised and calm atmosphere with polling stations following procedures that ensured the integrity and transparency of the process.
The European Union Election Observation Mission – Paraguay 2018 attended this morning the third and last Preliminary Electoral Results Transmission (TREP, for its acronyms in Spanish) organised by the Superior Tribunal of Electoral Justice (TSJE) in view of the general elections next April 22
The European Union Election Observation Mission – Paraguay 2018 is led by the Chief Observer, Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Romania, Renate Weber. She arrived to Asunción to lead a team of more than 90 European observers who will be monitoring the general elections next April 22.
Within the framework of its observation activities, a delegation of the European Union Election Observation Mission – Paraguay 2018 headed by the deputy head of Mission, Tania Marques, visited on Thursday April 5 Ciudad del Este (Alto Paraná) to meet with the departmental electoral authorities, as well as representatives of the different political parties, alliances, movements and groups participating in the general elections on April 22.
The EU deployed an Election Follow-up Mission (EFM) to Maldives to assess the current electoral reform process and the extent to which previous EU election-related concerns and recommendations have been addressed in recent years.
After receiving specific training on electoral, legal, electoral campaign and media issues in the capital, the 24 long-term observers of the European Union Electoral Observation Mission – Paraguay 2018 were deployed to all the regions of the country.