Election Obligations & Standards Database
Safety, Security, and Vote Counting and Tabulation
Vote Counting and Tabulation
Vote counting took place in an environment free of intimidation
Security personnel played a positive role during the electoral process, providing protection for voters, candidates, and electoral management body personnel without interfering in the process
Law enforcement should behave in a neutral manner.
Counting should take place in an atmosphere free from intimidation.
States should ensure that violence does not undermine women's political participation.
Everyone has the right to security of the person without arbitrary arrest or detention.