||Last Updated: May 4, 2017 - 6:43:14 PM
Electoral Observation Mission of the Organization of American States
(OAS/EOM) to The Bahamas, led by its Chief of Mission Sherry Tross,
began its deployment today ahead of the
May 10 general elections.
who is also the Ombudsperson of the Organization, arrived today in
Nassau and will lead a team comprised of 11 experts from Antigua and
Barbuda, Argentina, Mexico, Peru, St Kitts and Nevis, Trinidad and
Tobago, United States and Venezuela. This afternoon, the Chief of
Mission and Parliamentary Commissioner Sherlyn Hall signed the Electoral
Procedures Agreement that establishes the conditions for the work of
the Mission in The Bahamas.
The OAS/EOM will focus on analyzing
key aspects of the electoral process including electoral organization
and technology, campaign financing, the participation of women and the
division of electoral boundaries. In addition, the delegation will
gather information about the status of the recommendations made by the
OAS Mission to the 2012 elections.
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