Kyrgyzstan citizens’ opinion on the electoral process during the election period
Public organization “Coalition for Democracy and Civil Society” conducted a nationwide telephone survey from 19 to 25 February 2018.
The purpose of this survey was to study the Kyrgyzstan citizens’ opinion on the electoral process during the election period.
This sociological survey was aimed at studying the opinion of citizens of the country on the electoral process during the election period.
- In the opinion of 46.5% of respondents in Kyrgyzstan among illegal methods used during the electoral period, the most often used is buying votes. Every seventh person noted the use of an administrative resource in the election period (13.1%). Less than 4% of respondents also noted “black PR” among illegal methods; pressure and threats against voters. 31.8% of respondents believe that no illegal methods are used during the election period in the country.
- 60% of the respondents noted that if they learn about the fact of illegal campaigning, or violations of the electoral law, they will report this to the appropriate authorities. However, one in three admitted that they would not do it (32.4%).
- 63% of respondents, among those who are ready to report violations of the electoral law, will apply to election commissions. 21.2% will appeal to law enforcement agencies, and 10.4% will talk about this in the media. 4.3% of respondents said they would not report such facts anywhere.