Central Election Commission of Belarus

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The Central Election Commission of the Republic of Belarus (Belarusian: Цэнтральная камісія па выбарах і правядзеньні рэспубліканскіх рэфэрэндумаў Рэспублікі Беларусь) is the body responsible for conducting national elections and overseeing local elections in Belarus.

International Cooperation[edit]

The CEC of Belarus is a member of the Association of Central and Eastern European Election Officials.[1]

Allegations of Election Fraud[edit]

On 10 April 2006, following the 2006 presidential election in Belarus, the Chairwoman of the CEC, Lidia Yermoshina, was placed on a list of over 40 members of the Belarusian government banned from entering the European Union and the United States for allegedly participating in the manipulation of the results of the presidential election; the ban was lifted in 2008.[2]



  1. ^ Ikstens, Jānis and more (October 2001). "Party and Campaign Funding in Eastern Europe: A Study of 18 Member Countries of the ACEEEO". International Foundation for Electoral Systems. found at Google Scholar Archived 2004-07-14 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "EU lifts Belarus travel ban". Aljazeera. 14 October 2008. Retrieved 25 July 2010.

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