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Collection Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, and Tajikistan Elections Web Archive

About this Collection

The Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan and Tajikistan Elections Web Archive includes campaign sites archived during these countries’ election seasons since 2014. This archive collection includes websites for government bodies, political parties, presidential candidates, election observers and political commentators which offer significant information related to presidential and general elections in Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan and Tajikistan. Pertinent social media channels are also included in this collection in order to provide a fuller representation of how candidates presented themselves via the internet to the general public.

Collection Period:
March 2014 to October 2014
May 2017 to present (this is an ongoing archive)

Frequency of Collection: The majority of sites in the collection were targeted for capture weekly, with fewer sites targeted for capture monthly.

Languages: Collection material in English, Persian, Urdu, Tajik, Pushto/Pashto, and Russian.

Acquisition Information: Sites have been added incrementally since the project began and will continue to be added as they are identified.