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Wed Nov 7, 2012, 08:28 PM

International observers cite 'concerns' in US vote [View all]

Source: Agence France-Presse

The 2012 US elections were conducted in a "professional manner," but "real concerns" remain, international observers said Wednesday.

"The electoral process enjoys broad public confidence," Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe mission chief Daan Everts said in a statement the day after the vote that saw President Barack Obama win a second four-year term.

"At the same time, there are real concerns over issues such as voting rights, the accuracy of voter lists, the transparency of campaign finance, recount procedures and access for international election observers."

... Eight states, including Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Mississippi, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas, denied OSCE observers access and two more, Alaska and Tennessee, offered only restricted access, which the OSCE refused.

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