Austria,General

Social Media Monitoring results of 2019 Austrian snap elections published

4 Feb , 2020  

Vienna, 4 February 2020: With the lead of wahlbeobachtung.org and in cooperation with Democracy Reporting International (DRI) and MEMO98, an international team was put together to analyze the election campaign on social media channels during the early parliamentary elections 2019 in Austria.

The implementation in Austria was carried out in close cooperation with the Vienna Data Science Group Data4Good and the [...]  read more

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European Union,General,International

Debate about electoral reforms in the EU Parliament stimulated by Election-Watch.EU’s findings and recommendations

28 Jan , 2020  

Brussels, 28 January 28 2020: The Constitutional Committee of the European Parliament (AFCO) invited Election-Watch.EU to present its Election Assessment Mission’s findings and recommendations to the Members of the European Parliament. Former European Parliament President and current Constitutional Committee Chairperson Antonio Tajani introduced Election-Watch.EU.

The presentation of Election-Watch.EU’s Election Assessment Mission’s [...]  read more

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Austria,European Union,General,International

Expert Meeting to discuss disinformation in elections

19 Nov , 2019  

Prague, 19 November 2019: At the invitation of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), 20 electoral experts met in Prague to discuss the risks of disinformation in elections and possible countermeasures. The special focus of the event was the communication via social media, disinformation and election integrity, especially in countries of Central and Eastern Europe.


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Austria,European Union,General

Panel discussion about social media monitoring in Austria

21 Oct , 2019  

Vienna, 21 October 2019

What is the impact of social media on civil society at large, and elections in particular? Should we monitor this, and if yes, how?

Vienna Data Science Group  [...]  read more

Austria,European Union,General,International

Workshop about social media monitoring in elections

19 Sep , 2019  

Bratislava, 19 September 2019: As part of a project funded by Civitates, Democracy Reporting International and MEMO 98 have been further developing methods for monitoring social media in elections. As part of the project, civil society organizations in Austria, Portugal, Croatia, Poland, Romania and Slovakia were supported to monitor the respective election campaigns [...]  read more

European Union,General

Interview with the EU Reporter

29 May , 2019  

Following the press conference, Michael Lidauer from Election-Watch.EU was interviewed by the EU Reporter. Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlrLHdWG1Dg

General

Vienna Center for Electoral Research invites Election-Watch.EU (wahlbeobachtung.org) to discuss its electoral reform proposals

18 Jan , 2019  

At the invitation of the head of the Institute for Political Science of the University of Vienna, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Müller, Election-Watch.EU (wahlbeobachtung.org) presented and discussed its work and electoral reform proposals at the Vienna Center for Electoral Research (VieCER) on 17 January 2019. The lecture included explanations on the methodology of wahlbeobachtung.org (Election-Watch.EU), interim results of the advocacy for participatory electoral reforms in Austria as well as plans for education for young voters and observation of the 2019 European elections.

The research center ‘Vienna Center for Electoral Research’ (VieCER) was established in September 2017 as a sub-unit of the Faculty of Social Sciences. VieCER is headed by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Müller (Department of Government). Univ.-Prof. Sylvia Kritzinger (Department of Government) and Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hajo Boomgaarden (Department of Communication) are the deputy heads of VieCER. Researchers of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics are also involved in the Center.

General

Wahlbeobachtung.org (Election-Watch.EU) will be successively translated into English

25 Mar , 2018  

Welcome. This is the first translated post on this website.

General,International

Handbook on the Follow-up of Electoral Recommendations

6 Nov , 2016  

The OSCE Office for Human Rights and Democratic Institutions publishes a handbook on the follow-up of election recommendations.

https://www.osce.org/odihr/elections/244941