First Interim Report of Official Pre-Election Monitoring
International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy (ISFED) started monitoring of pre-election period for 2 October, 2021 Local Self-government Elections on 1 June. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the European Union (EU) financially support the monitoring efforts. ISFED provides legal advice and assistance to those whose rights were violated on political grounds during the current election period. The legal assistance component is supported by Open Society – Georgia Foundation.
The official pre-election monitoring interim report covers the period from 3 August to 30 August, 2021, as well as a few separate events that either began before 3 August and carried into the reporting period, or became known during the monitoring period.