"The administration of the election has been fair and impartial as between all the political parties taking part."
DocumentCoE (Parliamentary Assembly): Handbook for Observers of Elections, para. 1.1
- Election management bodies should be impartial and should not discriminate in the performance of their public function.
- The state should establish an independent and impartial election body.
- The composition of the election commission can vary, but the principles of independence and impartiality should be upheld.