Bernard Owen

Versions of names: Бернард Оуэн

Bernard Owen was the Secretary-General of the Center for Comparative Election Studies in Eaubonne, France. He was a Doctor in political science at the Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University. Amongst other things, he had created a training programme leading to the establishment of the certificate of election administrator (Panthéon Assas University, 2001-2009), and, subsequently, to the university diploma “Administrator of elections” (Panthéon Sorbonne University, from 2009). He was an electoral expert and worked closely with the Venice Commission. Bernard Owen passed away in 2022.


International experts observing elections on the 2017 Russian single voting day

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Institutional affiliation to Center for Comparative Election Studies, Eaubonne, France, Secretary-General

Эта система дает избирателям еще одну возможность — голосовать с меньшими административными усилиями, если угодно, не по месту жительства. И это работает. Я могу сказать, что гордиться тем, что в России делают то, чего раньше не было (2017-09-11)

Corresponding elections

Election Day was held on September 10, 2017. 82 out of 85 of Russia's regions took part in the voting. Only in Saint Petersburg, Republic of Ingushetia and Magadan Oblast no elections took place