Holly Ruthrauff

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Holly has over 20 years of experience promoting election integrity and democratic reform worldwide.

She has served previously as Director of the Election Observation Democracy Support project, which develops methodology for EU election observation missions, and has also worked for the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights and the National Democratic Institute.

Holly has participated in election observation missions in over 20 countries. She is an experienced trainer, and provides capacity building for NGOs engaging in citizen observation. She consults for a range of international organisations, and has written a number of handbooks and studies, including on new voting technologies, prevention of electoral violence and election reform advocacy.