Rwanda Legislative Election (Chamber of Deputies), 16–18 September 2013

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The report of the Commonwealth Expert Team for Rwanda’s Legislative Elections, held 16–18 September 2013. The Team was led by Mr Tiro Seeletso, Secretary to the Independent Electoral Commission of Botswana, and was comprised of 2 eminent persons.

The Commonwealth Expert Team found that overall, the elections were peaceful and provided for the key democratic electoral benchmarks such as freedom of association, expression, and universal suffrage. The Team further noted that the National Electoral Commission was well prepared and mobilised to conduct the elections.



Voting, Counting and Results

Polling stations are determined in accordance with the provisions of Article 31 of the 2010 Electoral Law as amended and the Article 11 of Law No. 37/2013 of 16/06/2013 modifying and complementing law which provides that ‘polling stations and rooms must be set up in public buildings or facilities in which public services are provided and in any other places as determined by the National Electoral Commission’.


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