Mr. Masterson has a Masters in International relations (Wits University), and certificates in M&E from University of Johannesburg, Carleton University (Ottowa), Rhodes University (Grahamstown). He has been the Senior Programme Officer: Governance Institutions and Processes at EISA since 2004. He has published several publications including Peering the peers: Civil society engagement in the African Peer Review Mechanism (2010).



Library Articles

The 31 October 2010 presidential, House of Representatives and local government elections in Zanzibar were held as part of regular elections conducted every five years in line with that country’s constitution. This report is the EISA Electoral Observer Mission’s assessment of the electoral proce...
This paper attempts to examine some of the prevailing definitions of civil society in the context of African governance, and identify a suitable means of conceptualizing civil society more specifically in the context of the APRM."
This newsletter consists of 5 articles by different authors. The articles examines the electoral environment in Tanzania, citing relevant laws and discussing the Election Management Body, delimitation of boundaries, and the electoral system used in Tanzania namely the Single Member Plurality system.
Democracy, Elections
This newsletter has 3 articles by different authors. Grant Masterson discusses the announcement of interim results and irregularities of the 2005 parliamentary elections. The final results were based on postal returns from all 120 constituencies. Masterson also examines the serious questions raised ...
This paper has several articles which was written by 5 different authors. Moloi and Matloga examined the extent to which the secrecy of the ballot was respected during the 2005 Zimbabwe parliamentary elections. Chiroro examined the concerns raised which affected the reliability of the counting proce...

  • African Peer Review Mechanism

  • Governance

  • East African Elections

  • Masters (University of Witwatersrand)