This publication shares the reflections and proposals of organisations involved in electoral observation in the Federal District.

Citizen perspective on the ongoing election in Federal District 2015 / Reports from electoral observers and foreign visitors 


(Original Title : Perspectiva ciudadana sobre la elección concurrente en el Distrito Federal 2015/ Informes de observadores electorales y visitantes extranjeros


Authors: Multiple

Publisher: Instituto Electoral del Distrito Federal (IEDF)

First Edition, September 2015

The main objective of this publication is to articulate and broadcast opinions, reflections and proposals of the organizations involved in electoral observation and foreign visitors within the context of the Ordinary Local Electoral Process 2014-2015 in the Federal District. The publication contains 30 reports, 18 reports written by electoral observers and 12 reports written by foreign visitors invited by the Instituto Electoral del Distrito Federal.

The publication contains two main parts. The first part, titled “The National and International experience”, is composed by four sections: 1- The Electoral Reform and the Electoral Process; 2- Youth, Inclusiveness and Gender; 3- Electoral Justice; 4- Freedom of Expression and Electoral Propaganda.

The second part of the publication is divided in two sections. While the first section contains the reports written by foreign and international organizations; the second section contains the reports developed by foreign visitors who replied, in their personal capacities, to the invitation of the Instituto Electoral del Distrito Federal.

Adolfo Cayuso, as Senior Electoral Advisor of the European Centre for Electoral Support, developed a report included in the second part of the publication, under the section dedicated to the presentation of foreign and international organizations’ reports (P. 213)