This handbook provides a comprehensive overview of how to organize a nonpartisan domestic election monitoring effort. It covers:
Planning and organizational issues;
Recruiting, training and logistical issues in building a communications network for reporting;
Various subjects to monitor in the pre-election, election day and post-election periods;
Considerations for how the organization and skills developed through monitoring efforts can be applied to non-election activities.
The guide is designed for election monitoring by civic organizations but can be used by political parties in designing their efforts to ensure electoral integrity and protect their vote.