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Can election watchers make a difference?

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Oct. 4, 2012, 10:48 a.m. | Politics — by Anastasia Forina

Observers will monitor campaign activities, media coverage, the legislative framework and its implementation, the work of the election administration and relevant government bodies, Election Day voting and the resolution of election disputes.
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Anastasia Forina

Only 3 percent of Ukrainians believe that the Oct. 28 election will be free and fair. But almost a third thinks that international observers can help the vote to be cleaner while 28 percent believe civic organizations can also make a difference. 

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